BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge General announced that it is expanding
its capacity for antibody testing. In addition to two Express Care locations,
the tests are now available at several Baton Rouge General Physicians
BRGP Family Medicine – Livingston
13960 Florida Blvd.
Livingston, LA 70754
BRGP Family Medicine - Denham Springs
1286 Del Este Ave.
Denham Springs, LA 70726
BRGP – Bella Family Medical
8333 Goodwood Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
BRGP Family & Internal Medicine
5353 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
BRGP Family Medicine – Prairieville
17520 Old Jefferson Hwy.
Prairieville, LA 70769
BRGP Family Medicine - Port Allen
610 North Jefferson St.
Port Allen, LA 70767
Baton Rouge Family
8595 Picardy Ave., Suite 100
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
10523 North Oaks Hills Pkwy.
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
In a week-and-a-half, Baton Rouge General (BRG) has performed 644 antibody
tests, with 4.8% of them confirmed positive. A positive test indicates
that a person was likely infected with COVID-19 and that their body has
produced antibodies, which are specific proteins made in response to infections.
BRG began offering the COVID-19 antibody testing on April 22 at two of
its Express Care locations – Highland Village and Dutchtown. Antibody
testing is best for those who experienced symptoms of COVID-19. Antibodies
develop between eight and 14 days after the onset of symptoms, so it’s
best to wait at least 10 days after initial symptom onset or 10 days after
a known exposure to COVID-19 to be tested for the most accurate result.
To schedule an appointment, call (225) 763-4500 or
About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community
hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General
opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community
with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital
since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as an affiliate of Tulane University
School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including
a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine
Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine
Fellowship Program. For more information, visit
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