COVID-19  (sars-COV-2)

COVID-19 (or Coronavirus Disease 2019) is respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus which has rapidly spread throughout the world and therefore classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO)

 

Eurofins can offer 3 distinct laboratory tests:

1 Test for the presence of the virus (antigen test)

2 Test for the presence of antibodies to the virus (antibody test)

3 Test for the presence of the virus on environmental surfaces in the workplace (surface swab test)

 

Testing capacity at the laboratory hab been excluvely available only to key workers until the recent Government Lighthouse laboratories became operational to take over that role. COVID testing is now available to key workers in other industries until the recent Government Lighthouse laboratory becam operational to take over that role. COVID testing available to key workers in other industries and sectors without impacting capacity for the NHS or emergency services.

 

Eurofins is a world leader in the provision of laboratory testing to the forensic, pharmaceutical, food, environmental and agrisciene industries

Eurofins has been able to draw on its scientific experience and brought on stream new laboratory facilities to develop a range of COVID-19 tests in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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