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Common Cold May Trigger Positive COVID-19 Antibody Test

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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  • There are three types of COVID-19 tests: molecular, antigen and antibody. Molecular and antigen tests detect active infections, whereas the antibody test will tell you if you’ve developed antibodies in response to a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection


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