COVID-19 Active Infection Test

COVID-19 Active Infection Test

Test to detect an active SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection, regardless of symptoms. Read more
Test details

Sample type:
Anterior nares (nasal) swab collection kit.
You do not need to do anything special to prepare for the sample collection. Fasting is not required for this test. If you are purchasing testing on behalf of a child, you as the parent or legal guardian must supervise and can help assist with the sample collection.
Test type: In Person
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This test detects active COVID-19 infection in children and adults whether or not you have symptoms.

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Anyone who has been exposed to COVID-19, currently has symptoms, or needs to provide proof of a negative test. At this time, home collection kits are for self-use only.
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Anterior nares (nasal) swab collection kit.

In-person: a healthcare professional will observe while you complete the self-collection process yourself inside the location or in your vehicle.

Home collection: a home collection kit is sent to you.

About the Test
The COVID-19 active infection test detects SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.


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