As doctors and public health officials brace for a possible fall coronavirus surge, one of the challenges continues to be predicting who will have a mild, moderate or severe case of COVID-19.
While the COVID pandemic is easing in some places, the CDC says it’s the third leading cause of death for the third year in a row. Now, a Virginia company says it’s got a test that will help doctors determine which patients are at greatest risk so they can prescribe the best treatment.
Will I get severe ill if infected with COVID-19? This new genomic test can identify patients at high risk for poor outcomes.
A genomic check being developed by a Charlottesville, Va., firm can predict a affected person’s danger of creating extreme COVID-19, new analysis from UVA Health suggests. That data might assist docs determine sufferers at excessive danger for poor outcomes and rapidly start tailor-made remedy.
A Charlottesville-based company is leading the way in the fight against COVID. The biotech company, AMPEL BioSolutions, says it created a test capable of predicting which patients may experience severe cases of the virus.
With many COVID-19 treatments now available, a simple blood test can show doctors the best route to take. Charlottesville’s AMPEL BioSolutions says it can predict and detect the severity of a COVID-19 infection, as well as how to help a patient through its new genomic test called CovGENE.