Ortho Clinical Diagnostics' Quantitative COVID-19 IgG Antibody Test First to Receive FDA Emergency Use Authorization
- Ortho's new VITROS® Anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG Quantitative Test targets the S1 spike protein and is calibrated to the
- Ortho is the only company that offers laboratories in the
Ortho's new quantitative COVID-19 IgG antibody test targets the S1 spike protein and is intended for use as an aid in identifying individuals with an adaptive immune response to SARS-CoV-2. The test offers 100% specificity and excellent sensitivity.1
The new test is calibrated to the
"The development of the VITROS Anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG Quantitative Test shows Ortho's leadership in response to the need for standardization of SARS-CoV-2 serological methods currently used," said
About Ortho's VITROS® COVID-19 Testing Solutions
Ortho's VITROS COVID-19 Testing Solutions help labs meet the demands of the pandemic with reliable, high-throughput testing solutions that offer SARS-CoV-2 infection and antibody testing on Ortho's trusted VITROS® Systems.
Up to 150 antibody tests or up to 130 antigen tests can be processed each hour on Ortho's VITROS Systems, already installed in more than 1,000 labs across all 50 states in the
The VITROS® SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Test is a high-throughput, highly accurate test that detects acute infection of SARS-CoV-2. The VITROS® COVID-19 antibody tests include IgG and Total tests that target the S1 spike protein, and a Total test that targets the nucleocapsid protein.
The VITROS® COVID-19 Performance Dashboard allows labs to easily view COVID-19 antibody testing data and enables more informed decisions. The web-based system provides productivity information regarding Ortho analyzers, test volumes, workload balance, HIT levels and reagent efficiency.
Questions from laboratories, health care providers or government officials regarding Ortho's VITROS COVID-19 Testing Solutions can be directed to: OrthoCOVID19Test@orthoclinicaldiagnostics.com. For more information visit: https://www.orthoclinicaldiagnostics.com/global/covid19/.
The VITROS Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Total N Antibody Test, the VITROS Anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG Quantitative Antibody test, the VITROS SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Assay and the VITROS Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Total Antibody Tests have not been cleared or approved by the
More than 800,000 patients across the world are impacted by Ortho's tests each day. Because Every Test is a LifeTM, Ortho provides hospitals, hospital networks, clinical laboratories and blood banks around the world with innovative technology and tools to ensure test results are fast, accurate, and reliable. Ortho's customized solutions enhance clinical outcomes, improve efficiency, overcome lab staffing challenges and reduce costs.
From launching the first product to determine Rh+ or Rh- blood type, developing the world's first tests for the detection of antibodies against HIV and hepatitis C, introducing patented dry-slide technology and marketing among the first high-volume antibody and antigen tests for COVID-19, Ortho has been a pioneering leader in the IVD space for over 80 years.
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1 100% Specificity, 91.9% Sensitivity greater than 15 days after symptom onset
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