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

@ianguider
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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