Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test

This Rapid PCR COVID test uses the Mesa Biotech Accula testing platform. The OPTI SARS-CoV-2 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.

Quick Facts:
  • Purpose: Present infection
  • Method: Nasal Swab
  • Result in: Same day delivered to you electronically in your LabFinder portal
  • Test: Accula
  • Cost: Self-pay fee $125
  • FDA Emergency Use Authorization
*An invoice will be supplied to those who wish to submit the claim to their health insurance for reimbursement to the extent available from the carrier

Other COVID-19 Test you can schedule through LabFinder: Regular and Rapid COVID PCR tests, as well as Antigen test can determine if someone is currently infected with COVID-19. The COVID Antibody Test is used to determine if someone has had COVID-19 in the past. All tests are important and have their specific uses. Please note, all labs have instituted all procedural changes recommended by the CDC to ensure that all of our patients’ safety is protected in every way possible when they come to the office or test facility for appointments while the pandemic is ongoing.

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
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC claims it will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19. The CDC also advises on seeking medical attention when emergency warning signs occur for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:
  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face
This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test

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When to test

You should get Rapid 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 PCR Test?

Rapid PCR Test can also be called a RT-PCR test. This test is recommended by most airlines. The Rapid 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 PCR COVID Test?

Rapid PCR COVID test uses the Mesa Biotech Accula testing platform. The OPTI SARS-CoV-2 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 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 PCR, you may also book for a Regular PCR test, Rapid Antibody, or a Rapid Antigen test (see above).

How much does the Rapid PCR COVID Test Cost?

The FDA-approved Rapid PCR is self-pay fee of $125. An invoice will be supplied to those who wish to submit the claim to their health insurance for reimbursement.

Procedure

Rapid 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.

Booking a Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test is easy using LabFinder. Just choose your location and enter your insurance information to find the closest Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test near you.
To make a same day appointment for a Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test, just choose your location and your insurance information to find the closest Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test location near you. If there’s availability for a same-day appointment at a nearby lab location, then you will be able to book it easily through LabFinder.
LabFinder allows you to easily schedule a Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test. You can search by location and insurance to easily book a Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test near you.
LabFinder allows you to easily make an appointment for a Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test online. To make an appointment for a Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test online, just choose your location and your insurance information to find the closest Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test near you.
Yes, you can get a Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test without insurance. LabFinder allows you to search and select “Self-Pay” when booking a Rapid COVID-19 PCR Test. While pricing for the test may not be immediately available, please check by calling the lab company directly for pricing.


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* This is for educational purposes only. LabFinder does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider in person for any health concerns.