COVID – The first public antigen test in Hungary

The first antigen for residential use has also been published in Hungary
test with an EU-level license.

OGYÉI registered it a few weeks ago, and in the days it did
has arrived in the country the test that will finally eliminate it a
professionally unacceptable situation to the domestic population antigen
Antibody tests purchased on a scale of hundreds of thousands instead of
also for the detection of fresh infections.

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This is because antibody tests are for infections that have already taken place or
to identify antibodies produced by vaccination
in the latter case, too, mostly only if they are able to
viral spike protein, S protein. The quick tests
most detect N, i.e., nucleocapsid protein, and only
some are S, i.e. Spike protein, or both. Antigen tests
from 1-2 days before the onset of symptoms for about a week
indicate the presence of emerging infections. The antigen
The significance of the tests also lies in the fact that they are not limited to
infection can be detected but the current infectivity
is. Both at official events and at private and family events
events perhaps this has and will have the greatest significance for
to stop and control the epidemic in the future, and
in terms of individual and community security.

When the virus concentration in the patient’s body is high, the
top-quality antigen tests are now nearly 100% accurate
Medical Director of Smart Hospital Kft, belonging to the Triton Group, Dr.
András Tamási according to. Hundreds of thousands of PCRs and tens of thousands
The professional head of the antigen testing institution considers that
the most reliable can be obtained by using the two tests simultaneously
and the most comprehensive information on the nature of recent infections since
PCR tests for infectivity, which are considered standard in the art
information alone are not necessarily provided, as they are
even weeks after the infectivity has passed
to detect the presence of virus fragments. Dr. Tamási According to the
however, there is usually not enough funding for a double-check
source, i.e., depending on the purpose, patients should choose
among them. Many European countries are at high risk of infection
gave some antigen tests a month to the population free of charge,
In Hungary, the decision-makers did not see this as justified, it is true
authorized for home use that did not exist at the beginning of the year
nor is a rapid diagnostic tool on the market.

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Although it is currently at a low point for new COVID-19 infections daily
registered number in Hungary, the Delta mutant is expected in late summer,
before its autumn expansion, they were now given a new weapon to defend themselves
wishing too. It is also available for home use in Hungary
approved antigen test, the Boson Biotech device was the first
In Europe, which has received continent-level self-test certification.
These tests require a much longer and more rigorous examination
go through, which is part of an actual performance
investigation as well. The Boson Biotech residential antigen test is performed by TÜV
Rheinland certified.

Boson’s brand representative, A-Lab Pharma (formerly ArvaLab)
According to his representative, Boson’s test is outside the distributor for the time being
a few dozen independent pharmacies or smaller network pharmacies,
available from a leading reseller, Aerosoft Kft.
According to Attila Karvalics, the price will be more favorable than at present
commercially available COVID-19 test products.

After two months of antigen testing experience

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