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COVID-19 Test Registration

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PCR Molecular Rapid Test

This test is available upon walk-in to our facility and does not require pre-registration. 

The Rapid PCR test is typically used primarily for travel, pre-op, and patients with respiratory symptoms. This test is highly sensitive and highly specific. It is performed with a nasal swab and can detect 20 different viral and bacterial respiratory infections (including COVID-19 and influenza. Results for this test can be produced the same day.
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Antigen Rapid Test

This test is available upon walk-in to our facility and does not require pre-registration. 

The Antigen Rapid Test is typically used when patients have experienced a known exposure. This test is moderate in its sensitivity and highly specific. It is performed with a nasal swab and detects the virus that causes COVID-19. Results for this may take our facility 2-4 hours to be produced.
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Antibody Rapid Test 

The Antibody Rapid Test is typically used to show whether a patient has developed antibodies for COVID-19 after exposure or vaccination. This test does not tell if you have an active infection. It is performed by taking a blood sample. According to the CDC these tests are not FDA authorized but not 100% accurate. Results for this test can take 15-30 mins, however depending on patient volume results of this test at our facility may take longer.
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COVid-19 Testing

Learn more about COVID-19 testing at St. Michael's Elite Hospital

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