At Home COVID AntibodyTest

From the comfort of home, find out if you or your child has antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19

Get peace of mind for you, or any child over 5-years-old with 4U Health’s at-home COVID-19 antibody test. Easily self collect your sample and ship it free to our fully licensed lab partner. Within 2 to 5 days, you can expect secure electronic serology results that show whether there are antibodies in the blood, indicating an immune response to a prior COVID-19 infection or COVID-19 vaccine.  

Tests for antibodies to COVID-19If you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 or vaccinated, your body usually produces antibodies as part of your immune response. This serology test provides a positive or negative determination, which indicates whether you have antibodies to COVID-19. And now for the science: the COVID-19 Antibody Self-Collection Test detects IgG antibodies to the S1 spike protein domain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. 

Note: This is not a test to diagnose an active COVID-19 infection and would only be appropriate to identify whether you have developed an immune response to the virus as part of a prior infection or vaccine. To determine if you are currently infected, click here on our COVID-19 Active Infection Test.

Easy at-home test collection kitIn as little as five minutes, collect your sample from the comfort of home and mail it to a certified lab with prepaid shipping. Your kit includes finger prick (tiny blood drop) sample collection supplies along with detailed instructions.

And parents we've got you covered - hospitals use this method of collection on newborns; it's the least intrusive and painless way to acquire a blood sample.

Approved for indivduals 5-years-old and overUnderstanding your child’s antibody status gives you powerful insight as to whether they had a prior or recent COVID-19 infection and already have some level of antibodies. This test is approved for parents to easily collect a fingerstick dried blood spot (DBS) specimen from a kid five and older.

Discreet packagingYour at-home test kit is delivered in a plain envelope for a confidential testing experience insuring your medical privacy.

Certified lab resultsYou can expect timely, secure electronic results delivered to you in just 2 to 5 days. The best part is we only work with federal and state-certified laboratories. This means your results are of the highest quality, and you can share them with any clinician, travel provider, school, or employer with certainty they will be accepted.

Covid Antibodie Self Collection Test Kit
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COVID-19 Antibody Self-Collection Test
$149
One time purchase - Free Shipping - FSA/HSA Credit Card Payments Accepted

(2 or more at $119.00)

At Home COVID-19 Antibody Test Self-Collection Kit
$149

One time purchase - Free Shipping - FSA/HSA Credit Card Payments Accepted

(2 or more at $119.00)

How It Works

Order Your Test

Your COVID-19 antibody test kit is express delivered in 1 to 3 days to your address of choice in plain packaging with no reference to 4U Health visible, for a private testing experience.

Order Your Test

Your COVID-19 antibody test kit is express delivered in 1 to 3 days to your address of choice in plain packaging with no reference to 4U Health visible, for a private testing experience.

Collect Your Sample

Simply self collect your sample from the comfort of home. Return free of charge to the lab with the prepaid shipping label provided. 

Collect Your Sample

Simply self collect your sample from the comfort of home. Return free of charge to the lab with the prepaid shipping label provided. 

Receive your results

Usually within 2 to 5 days of your sample arriving at the lab, receive secure electronic results on your device of choice.

Receive your results

Usually within 2 to 5 days of your sample arriving at the lab, receive secure electronic results on your device of choice.

Get physician support

We’ve got you covered. Your test is ordered by a physician Health Consultant licensed in your state and comes with oversight to ensure the highest quality service.

Get physician support

We’ve got you covered. Your test is ordered by a physician Health Consultant licensed in your state and comes with oversight to ensure the highest quality service.

Still Have Questions?

What’s included in the At-Home Self-Collection Covid-19 Antibody Test kit?

• Pre-paid shipping both ways
• Easy to follow instructions
• An at-home blood drop collection kit (via an easy finger prick)
• Return protective envelope to mail sample to the lab for testing
• Secure electronic results
• Printable paper results to share with your doctor
• Physician oversight throughout the entire testing process
• Help along the way if you need it

Why should I, or my child, be tested for COVID-19 Antibodies?

This test is approved for use with samples that are self-collected by an individual age 18 years or older, or that are collected by an adult from an individual 5 years of age and older. Antibody tests play an important role in the fight against COVID-19. In both children and adults, testing can help identify if you were exposed to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spike S1 domain, and if exposed, can check whether or not your body has produced an immune response (IgG antibodies). This COVID-19 Antibody Test may be helpful, to you or your child, if you value the convenience of being able to self-collect in the comfort of your own home an FDA authorized COVID-19 Antibody Test and:

 

• Have previously tested positive for COVID-19 or were never diagnosed with COVID-19 and are looking to determine if you may have been previously infected with the virus;

• You received a COVID-19 vaccine and want to confirm an antibody response;

• Want to know if you currently have detectable levels of COVID-19 antibodies;

• Want to intermittently track if antibody levels remain detectable over time.

What type of Covid antibodies are evaluated by this test?

This is a spike protein IgG covid antibodies test.

 

A spike protein COVID-19 antibody test detects an immune response to a previous Covid-19 infection or vaccine. It is useful in evaluating for protective antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, regardless of whether the antibodies were acquired from a previous COVID-19 infection or vaccine immunization. 

Can I buy now and use this test later?

Test now or within 3 months of purchase. That’s great news if you are buying more than one test to recheck yourself in the future or gifting to a friend or family member for later use.

Can I gift this test to a friend or family member?

All 4U Health tests are eligible for gifting. In fact, they make great presents. The recipient who receives your gift will simply open the kit, register it, and follow the collection instructions. Within a few days of sending to the lab, your friend or family member will receive secure electronic HIPAA compliant results all thanks to your generosity.

When would this test not be helpful?

This test may NOT be right for you if:

• You feel sick or have had a fever within the last 3 full days, please contact a healthcare provider.

• You are trying to diagnose COVID-19. Note, this test is not a diagnostic test for active COVID-19 infection and would only be appropriate to identify whether you have developed an adaptive immune response to the virus as part of a prior infection. To test for an active COVID-19 infection, click here.

• It is less than 10 days since you were tested for and diagnosed with COVID-19.

• You were directly exposed to COVID-19 in the past 14 days.

• It is less than 2 weeks since your complete vaccination for COVID-19.

• You live in New York State, Pennsylvania, or Maryland. This serology test is not available for self-collection in NY, PA or MD.

What are common symptoms of COVID-19?

Many people who are infected with COVID-19 are asymptomatic, meaning they do not experience symptoms. If you want to find out if you or your child had COVID-19, 4U Health’s at-home COVID-19 antibody test is a simple way to learn your antibody status. Symptomatic patients with COVID-19 often report a wide range of symptoms anywhere from 2 thru 14 days after exposure to the virus. If you have experienced one or more of the following symptoms, your likelihood of having had a COVID-19 infection is increased.

• Fever or chills
• Cough
• Sore throat
• Sinus congestion or runny nose
• Loss of taste or smell
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue or general body weakenss
• Muscle or body aches
• Nausea or vomiting
• Diarrhea

What is the intended use of the COVID-19 Antibody Self-Collection Test?

Covid antibody testing is intended for use as an aid in identifying individuals with an adaptive immune response to SARS-CoV-2, indicating recent or prior infection. The test provides qualitative detection of IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in human fingerstick by dried blood spot (DBS) specimens. Antibody tests are self-collected at home by individuals age 18 years or older or collected by adults from individuals 5 years of age and older using the COVID-19 Self-Collected Antibody Test System. Home covid antibody test kits are ordered when appropriate by a healthcare provider licensed to practice medicine in the state where a specimen is self collected.


At this time, it is unknown for how long antibodies persist following infection (or vaccination) and if the presence of antibodies confers protective immunity.


This at home self collection serology test system has not been FDA cleared or approved but has been authorized for emergency use by the FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization for use by our lab partner Symbiotica Inc., located at 1350 Burton Drive, Vacaville, CA 95687. This test system has been authorized only for detecting IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens.


The emergency use of this at home self collection serology test system is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the declaration is terminated or authorization is revoked sooner.

Where is my lab test performed?

4U Health offers at home collection tests with mailing to certified laboratories. The performance of all testing on your samples complies with state and federal regulations. We only work with the best laboratories and health experts. Your Health Consultant provides medical oversight. Our test meets nationwide standards and are as accurate as tests done and services provided in a doctor’s office or hospital.

 

The laboratories we work with are CLIA high complexity testing organizations at the forefront of infectious disease services.

How is my privacy protected?

Rest assured; HIPAA web security protocols protect your data along every step of the way to finding out your COVID-19 antibody status. Keeping your personal data secure is important to us. We only share your information where required to deliver our products and services or where we have a legal basis to do so. Your results are securely protected and available for review online; always secure but easily accessible only to you.

Will my COVID-19 Antibody Self-Collection Kit be covered by insurance?

Pay upfront and receive no surprise medical bills. 4U Health is not enrolled in Medicare or any other private insurance network. This test is not eligible for Medicare or any other federal or state-funded insurance program reimbursement.

Can you provide links to technical documentation?

Let's get technical

How do I view a sample lab report?

COVID-19 Antibody Sample Report.


How do I view this antibody serology test’s FDA (EUA) authorization?
FDA Emergency Use Authorization. Updated June 24 2021. Accessed Dec 7, 2021.


How do I view this antibody serology test’s FDA fact sheet for recipients?
FDA Fact Sheet for Recipients. Updated April 5, 2021. Accessed Dec 7, 2021.

 

How do I view this antibody serology test’s fact sheet for healthcare providers?
FDA Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers. Updated June 24, 2021. Accessed Dec 7, 2021.

 

Where can I find additional information about COVID-19 antibodies testing?
For additional information about COVID-19 antibody testing, visit the FDA website or CDC website.

Can you provide links to your most recent Wellness Blog articles on Covid-19?

Recent Covid Wellness Blog Articles

FDA Authorizes & CDC Recommends Booster Shots for Older Teens. 4U Health. Updated December 9, 2021. Accessed December 9, 2021.

 

Omicron Has Extensive Escape of Pfizer Vaccine Protection, First Study On New Covid Variant Suggests. 4U Health. Updated December 8, 2021. Accessed December 8, 2021.

 

5 Reasons To Keep PCR Home Covid Test Kits on Hand. 4U Health. Updated December 6, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Covid Update: Did Omicron Catch a Cold? 4U Health. Updated December 6, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Vitamin D & Coronavirus Prevention: Facts & Myths. 4U Health. Updated December 6, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

New Covid-19 Variant Facts: How Did Omicron Start? 4U Health. Updated December 6, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Omicron New Covid-19 Variant Facts: What We Know So Far. 4U Health. Updated December 6, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

At Home Fingerstick Blood Test Facts and Video. 4U Health. Updated December 7, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Ditch Nose Swabs for a Saliva PCR Covid Test. 4U Health. Updated December 6, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

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Can you provide links to references and sources on the Covid antibodies topic?

References and Sources

A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia. COVID-19 antibody test. URL. Updated February 7, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia. COVID-19 virus test. URL. Updated February 7, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Using antibody tests for COVID-19. URL. Updated September 7, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Caliendo AM, Hanson KE. COVID-19: Diagnosis. In: Hirsch MS, ed. UpToDate. URL. Updated October 27, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Test for past infection. URL. Updated July 15, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. COVID-19 testing overview. URL. Updated October 27, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Interim guidelines for COVID-19 antibody testing. URL. Updated September 21, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Self Testing. URL. Updated November 4, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Kim AY, Gandhi RT. COVID-19: Management in hospitalized adults. In: Hirsch MS, ed. UpToDate. URL. Updated November 15, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

McIntosh K. COVID-19: Epidemiology, virology, and prevention. In: Hirsch MS, ed. UpToDate. URL. Updated December 1, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

The New York Times.Wondering if the vaccine worked? Get the right test, at the right time. URL. Updated June 28, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

UpToDate. COVID-19: Questions and answers. URL. Updated December 1, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

UpToDate. Patient education: COVID-19 overview (the basics). URL. Updated November 4, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

US Food and Drug Administration. Antibody (serology) testing for COVID-19: Information for patients and consumers. URL. Updated May 19, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

US Food and Drug Administration. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: FDA issues emergency use authorization for the symbiotica COVID-19 self-collected antibody test system. URL. Updated April 6, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

US Food and Drug Administration. Coronavirus disease 2019 testing basics. URL. Updated September 22, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

US Food and Drug Administration. In vitro diagnostics EUAs – serology and other adaptive immune response tests for SARS-CoV-2. URL. Updated December 1, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

US Food and Drug Administration. SARS-CoV-2 viral mutations: Impact on COVID-19 tests. URL. Updated September 23, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

World Health Organization.Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Serology, antibodies and Immunity. URL. Updated December 31, 2020. Accessed December 7, 2021.

 

Yale Medicine. Which COVID-19 test should you use. URL. Updated October 20, 2021. Accessed December 7, 2021.

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