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COVID-19 Coronavirus Rapid Antibody Test Service

About our Rapid COVID-19 Antibody Test & Service

We provide Rapid COVID-19 Antibody Tests for businesses including at workplaces with results available with 10 minutes. 

For individuals wanting private COVID-19 Antibody Tests we provide COVID-19 Antibody Testing in our Hale Barns South Manchester Clinic.   

The COVID-19 Rapid Antibody Test identifies the body’s response to coronavirus after the onset of infection, and gives a yes/no result within 10 minutes.

The COVID-19 Antibody Test looks for the presence of the COVID-19 specific biomarker Immunoglobulin G (IgG), and another infection biomarker, Immunoglobulin M (IgM).

A positive result for IgG would indicate COVID-19 infection. Although the IgM is a more generalised antibody, its presence, combined with IgG and/or the common symptoms of COVID-19, would also indicate infection with the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus. The test can be used for primary and secondary diagnosis of COVID-19.

The Rapid COVID-19 Antibody Test is: CE marked for professional / business use, registered with the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, manufactured in the UK, and ISO 13485 certified. 

The test is easy to use, needing only a finger-prick blood sample. The test can also be run with serum or plasma samples.

Benefits Of Our Rapid COVID-19 Antibody Test

  • Significant time and cost saving over lab methods
  • Identifies infection even in mild or asymptomatic cases
  • Sensitivity and specificity of 100% 20 days after infection
  • Screen anywhere
  • Results within 10 minutes
  • Easy to use and read, with no specialist equipment required

About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 is an infectious disease that can affect the airways and lungs, caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus.

This infectious disease was unknown until the recent outbreak in late 2019. Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise daily across the globe.

Common symptoms associated with COVID-19 are fever, tiredness and a dry cough. Symptoms can take up to 14 days to appear making it difficult to know if someone has been infected before symptoms appear. In the meantime, infected people can spread the virus unknowingly.

Testimonials

Warren Jacobs
Warren Jacobs
Managing Director ActiveWin Media Ltd
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Thank you Ona Testing, the Antibody tests were carried out quickly and professionally. This has given real peace of mind.
I Sarwar
I Sarwar
Manger, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
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I have used Ona Testing a few times, would definitely recommend. Reliable service, very responsive team.
Sheri Cheema
Sheri Cheema
Finance Director, Harrison Bryce Solicitors
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Incredibly professional and very efficient service. I was able to book the service quickly and easily and the results were almost instant.
Andy Yates
Andy Yates
Director, Blossom Medical Consultancy Ltd
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Excellent and Reliable Testing Service. Very happy with the service I have received from Ona Testing. I researched reliable Covid-19 antibody tests and decided to go with Ona Testing. A very thorough consultation took place to assess suitability and testing was subsequently conducted for me, staff and family. Fantastic on the day service and the cheapest by a huge margin. A reliable company who I would recommend to anyone who requires Covid-19 antibody tests.
Gennaro Giordano
Gennaro Giordano
Managing Director, GGPC UK ltd
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After previously becoming ill in prior months the uncertainty of knowing wether or not this was covid was playing on my mind. To be able to get quick covid antibody test result within minutes has helped to reassure my personal health and continued protection of the virus for myself, my family and staff. This is a test I would do again and again to for me, my family and staff.
Dr S Iqbal
Specialist Registrar A&E
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Robust COVID-19 Antibody Test. I used the Ona Testing service for me, my colleagues and family and corroborated the results with laboratory PCR tests that already had been performed. I found the test to be be robust and service very efficient.
Paul Davies
Paul Davies
Operations Director, Adlington Valley Estates Ltd
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Easy and very efficient service. Prompt diagnosis...
Ali Khan
Ali Khan
Director, Ellis Rees Medical Services Ltd
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Excellent and professional service, very helpful consultation. How quick the testing was surprised me, would certainly recommend.
Roslin Adenugba
Roslin Adenugba
General Manager, Hale Barns Ltd
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Extremely impressed with the whole experience as a first time user.
Sara Maxfield
Sara Maxfield
Head of Business Development & Operations, Profeta Health
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Excellent service, would highly recommend Ona Testing and will most certainly be using them again.
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FAQ's

The test kit only needs a finger prick blood sample similar to a diabetes test, it is relatively pain free. The sample is loaded onto the test cassette and provides a yes/no answer within 10minutes.

Yes,  the COVID-19 test is CE marked for professional use and is therefore a registered IVD device.  The test is also registered with UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, as well as being ISO 13485 certified.

Our test manufacturer is in direct consultations with the Medical Health and Regulatory Agency UK as well as Departments of Health across Europe to further validate the test and gain best practice approvals.

In a recent study comparing a number of tests at a major London hospital, the test was shown to have a sensitivity and specificity of 100% for individuals who had been infected 20 or more days.

This test offers accurate results against COVID-19 14 days after symptoms have passed.

The test requires a blood sample, anyone with a blood-related health condition (such as haemophilia) should discuss this with a healthcare professional before performing a test.

This test is for anyone who wants to find out if they have ever been infected with the COVID-19 Coronavirus. 

The test detects the presence of the SARSCoV-2 specific IgG and general IgM for the qualitative diagnosis of early and late stage COVID-19.

Presence of IgG (specific to SARS-CoV-2) confirms secondary illness (usually  greater than 7 days), whereas presence of IgM confirms primary illness (3-7 days). Both are elevated in the secondary illness and can be used to confirm diagnosis.

A registered UK healthcare professional tests your blood sample at Ona Testing.

Yes, the test will be able to detect IgM/IgG in asymptomatic people, as they will have an immune response even though they don’t display symptoms. The timeline of infection will be the same as someone displaying symptoms.

To date numerous common pharmaceuticals have been tested, none of which have interfered with the test. Also, Rheumatoid Factor has been shown to not interfere with the test, hence we currently see no cross-reactivity issues. We are looking at more drugs and will update customers accordingly.

Immunoglobulins are antibodies  and are part of our immune system. When we get an infection, such as COVID-19, immunoglobulins are produced, which attach to the virus and activate the rest of the immune system to attack and clear the virus. IgM is the first immunoglobulin to be produced and is a general antibody that can bind to many different types of pathogen. The presence of IgM is an indicator of early infection. IgG is a more specialised antibody that specifically binds to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

There is some evidence that IgG/IgM remains in the blood after recovery to prevent reinfection. We have tested some patients and noticed that they still test positive for at least 33 days after first displaying symptoms. You won’t be infectious after you recover, even if you test positive, but you should still be cautious as long term immunity has not yet been confirmed and reinfection may still occur.