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COVID-19 PCR Testing: Choose The Option That's Right For You

Visit a select BioServeLabs location to collect your sample the same day if you are symptom-free and have no known exposure to COVID-19.

If you have symptoms or a known recent exposure and need testing immediately, BioServeLabs COVID-19 PCR testing is available through pharmacy drive-thrus, urgent care centers, and healthcare providers.

Many of our BioServeLabs locations are accepting appointments and walk-ins for COVID-19 testing (for those who are symptom-free and have no known exposure to COVID-19). You must purchase the test online before visiting a BioServeLabs location.

Only purchase if you are symptom free and have not been exposed to anyone with COVID-19. This COVID-19 PCR test is typically used to meet requirements for pre-flight testing, event entrance, or school and workplace screening. If you have symptoms or recent exposure, BioServeLabs COVID-19 PCR testing is also available through pharmacy drive-thrus, urgent care centers, and healthcare providers.

You will typically receive results within 1-2 days of our lab receiving your sample. Please allow up to 4 days from when you need your result.

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Additional Information

BioServeLabs’s COVID-19 PCR test has not been FDA cleared or approved, has been authorised by FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), and has been authorised only for the detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens. The test is only authorised for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the emergency use of in vitro diagnostic tests for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Act, 21 U.S.C. 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless terminated or revoked sooner.

Over 900 locations are accepting patients for observed collection. Check to see if collection is available at a BioServeLabs location near you.

COVID-19 PCR Test (BioServeLabs Visit)

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Choose your tests

Shop for tests and pay online. An independent physician will review and approve your test requests; no doctor’s visit is required.

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Provide Your Sample

Take the requisition number we emailed you, along with a photo ID, to a BioServeLabs location for sample collection.

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Access your results online

View your easy-to-read results online in your BioServeLabs OnDemand account. For certain results that require prompt attention, you will also be contacted by phone or mail.

Information

COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Infection with the virus can range from being asymptomatic to a life-threatening respiratory illness. Infection has been detected globally and in all 50 states. Cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell are all symptoms of COVID-19.

COVID-19 can present with severe illness in individuals of any age and without any previous health problems, but the risk of severe illness from COVID-19 increases with age, with older adults at the highest risk. Having underlying medical conditions may also increase one’s risk of severe illness from COVID-19. Conditions and other risk factors that may be associated with severe illness and death are listed below.

If you have any symptoms concerning COVID-19 and any of the following conditions or risk factors, which may put you at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19, you should consult with your healthcare provider before using this test:

  • Chronic kidney disease:
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Immunocompromised state (weakening immune system) as a result of solid organ transplantation or bone marrow transplantation, immune deficiencies, HIV, corticosteroid use, or use of other immune suppressing medications
  • Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 or higher)
  • Serious heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies,
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  • Asthma (moderate-to-severe)
  • Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Neurologic conditions such as dementia
  • Liver disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Pulmonary fibrosis (having damaged or scarred lung tissues)
  • Smoking
  • Thalassemia (a type of blood disorder)
  • Diabetes mellitus type 1