Monday November 30, 2020

Trinity Biotech aims to have rapid Covid-19 antibody test on market by next March

Bray-based firm says its 10-12 minute test using just one pinprick of blood is currently in development

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

22nd November, 2020
The test may potentially be used for the screening of people prior to vaccination, to avoid vaccinating individuals who already have a circulating antibody response

Trinity Biotech, the Bray-based maker of medical testing kits, expects its 10-minute Covid-19 antibody test to be on the market by the end of the first quarter of next year.

The company has been developing a number of antibody tests for the Covid-19 virus and has submitted a number of these for emergency authorisation use in the United States, which speeds up their approval for sale.

The 10-to-12 minute antibody test is currently in development...

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