I May Have Had COVID-19 (IgG Antibody Testing)

If you want to learn if you had a past COVID-19 infection, you now have an affordable option. COVID-19 IgG antibody testing, known as the SARS CoV2 IgG antibody test, provides valuable information to people who might be curious if an unexplained respiratory illness they had earlier this year actually was COVID-19. 

The antibody test is performed on a patient’s blood specimen and will detect the IgG antibody to SARS-CoV2. If detected, this likely indicates that a person was previously infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. An IgG antibody is a protein that the body produces in the latter stages of infection and may remain for some time after a person has recovered. 

Please note that testing positive for the IgG antibody does not necessarily imply immunity from COVID-19. Whatever the result, individuals should continue to follow federal, state, and local public health guidance for social distancing and other recommended behaviors during the pandemic.

Antibody testing is not appropriate for people with active COVID-19 symptoms. If you have symptoms, contact your health care provider to determine the need for a COVID-19 screening test

Antibody Testing at CompuNet Patient Service Centers

Antibody testing is available throughout our region at dozens of CompuNet Patient Service Centers:

  • Walk-in testing with no appointment needed
  • No physician order is needed for antibody testing.
  • Cost for the antibody test is $65, payable at time of service by check or credit card.
  • For Ohio residents only

Test results will be available within a couple days through CompuNet’s patient portal, My Labs Now. Results will also be mailed within ten days.

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Questions and Answers

Can I get an antibody test without an appointment?

Walk-in antibody tests without an appointment are available at CompuNet Patient Service Centers

Can I get an antibody test for a child under age 18?

To test a minor under age 18, please visit a CompuNet Patient Service Center.

I am not an Ohio resident. Can I get an antibody test?

At this point antibody testing is only available for Ohio residents at CompuNet Patient Service Centers.