BRIEF-OPKO Health’s Bioreference Laboratories Launches Covid-19 Antibody Screening For New York City Residents

Reuters * OPKO HEALTH’S BIOREFERENCE LABORATORIES LAUNCHES COVID-19 ANTIBODY SCREENING FOR NEW YORK CITY RESIDENTS * BIOREFERENCE LABORATORIES – TESTING WILL INITIALLY BE PERFORMED FOR 140,000 RESIDENTS AT FIVE LOCATIONS * BIOREFERENCE LABORATORIES – COVID-19 TEST RESULTS WILL BECOME AVAILABLE WITHIN 1-3 DAYS, ON AVERAGE Click here for original post on Reuters

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories Launches COVID-19 Antibody Screening for New York City Residents

In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals, BioReference is expanding access to COVID-19 antibody testing ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., May 8, 2020 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced the launch of COVID-19 antibody screening available to New York City residents in partnership with New York City Health and Hospital Corporation (NYC Health […]

Amidst reports of COVID-19 test shortages, some labs operating below capacity

Modern Healthcare Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., the country has struggled with a lack of nucleic acids tests to diagnose the virus. Recently, though, a number of labs, including the country’s largest reference labs have said that not only are they able to fulfill all current PCR test requests, but that they […]

Mayor de Blasio Launches Citywide Antibody Survey

NYC Press Office  Appointment-only antibody testing will be offered in Morrisania, East New York, Upper Manhattan, Concord, and Long Island City beginning next week  NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced expanded antibody testing for New Yorkers. Through a partnership with BioReference labs, the City will conduct its own antibody survey at community testing sites in the five boroughs […]

Rite Aid Significantly Expands COVID-19 Testing

Rite Aid Testing sites will nearly triple with addition of 46 sites on May 11Expanded testing criteria includes asymptomatic adults CAMP HILL, Pa. (May 7, 2020) – Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) will significantly expand its COVID-19 testing effort with the addition of 46 no-charge testing sites, most of which will operate through its stores’ drive-through […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories in Partnership with New York State Initiates Testing for COVID-19 Antibodies

BioReference will broaden availability of serological antibody tests to states, hospitals and healthcare organizations throughout the United States ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 29, 2020 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), announced that beginning today it will offer antibody blood tests to detect an immune response after infection with the COVID-19 virus. Antibody testing […]

BRIEF-OPKO Health’s Bioreference Labs In Partnership With New York State Initiates Testing For COVID-19 Antibodies

Reuters * OPKO HEALTH’S BIOREFERENCE LABORATORIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW YORK STATE INITIATES TESTING FOR COVID-19 ANTIBODIES * BIOREFERENCE LABORATORIES – BEGINNING TODAY, WILL OFFER ANTIBODY BLOOD TESTS TO DETECT IMMUNE RESPONSE AFTER INFECTION WITH COVID-19 VIRUS * BIOREFERENCE LABORATORIES – TO OFFER ANTIBODY BLOOD TESTS TO DETECT IMMUNE RESPONSE AFTER INFECTION WITH COVID-19 VIRUS […]