What are the different COVID-19 tests and who should get one?

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Northwestern Medicine pulmonary and critical care specialist Dr. Khalilah Gates explains the research value of COVID-19 anti-body tests

Dr. Khalilah Gates at work in the ICU at Northwestern Memorial Hospital
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Northwestern Medicine pulmonary and critical care specialist Dr. Khalilah Gates joins Roe Conn to look at what the differences are in COVID-19 tests and explain why ‘antibody tests’ are only really valuable for the research of how the coronavirus spreads.

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