Rapid RT-PCR Test COVID-19
Results are for the identification of SARS-CoV-2RNA. The SARS-CoV-2 RNA is generally detectable in respiratory samples during the acute phase of infection.
- Purpose: Present infection
- Method: Nasal Swab
- Result in: Same day delivered to you electronically in your LabFinder portal
- Test: Accula
- Cost: Covered by most health insurances or self-pay fee of $225
- FDA Emergency Use Authorization
Other COVID-19 Test you can schedule through LabFinder:
List of Coronavirus Symptoms
The latest CDC published that symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
Rapid RT-PCR Test COVID-19
When to test
You should get Rapid RT-PCR COVID test if you: Think you may have COVID-19 • have been exposed to someone tested positive • need same-day results • need a PCR test as a travel requirement • need results for sporting events, concerts, or events that need a PCR test for entry.
What to expect from a Rapid RT-PCR Test?
Rapid RT-PCR Test can also be called a PCR test. This test is recommended by most airlines. The Rapid RT-PCR COVID tests are taken at a moment in time and they detect the virus once there's enough viral material in a person to be able to detect it. Results are for the identification of SARS-CoV-2RNA. The SARS-CoV-2 RNA is generally detectable in respiratory samples during the acute phase of infection. It cannot determine whether you have had the coronavirus in the past and recovered.
What test or protocol is used for the Rapid RT-PCR COVID Test?
Rapid RT-PCR COVID test uses the Mesa Biotech Accula testing platform. The OPTI SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Test is a real-time fluorescent reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction test for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from the SARS-CoV-2 in upper respiratory specimens. Results are for the identification of SARS-CoV-2RNA. The SARS-CoV-2 RNA is generally detectable in respiratory samples during the acute phase of infection.
Do you offer same day results COVID Testing?
The Rapid RT-PCR COVID test allows for same day results COVID testing. Results are delivered the same day to you electronically in your LabFinder portal.
Do you offer other COVID related testings?
Besides the Rapid RT-PCR, you may also book for a Regular PCR test, Rapid Molecular test, Rapid Antibody, or a Rapid Antigen test (see above).
How much does the Rapid RT-PCR COVID Test Cost?
The FDA-approved Rapid RT-PCR is covered by most health insurances or self-pay fee of $225. An invoice will be supplied to those who wish to submit the claim to their health insurance for reimbursement.
Rapid RT-PCR COVID Test is administered at the point of care by nasal swab by a licensed medical provider. This test takes between only a few hours and is extremely accurate if you have a positive or negative result. The results show whether a patient is positive with an acute COVID-19 infection within the same day, as opposed to the typical 3-5 day estimated wait time for most nasal swab tests.