Covid-19 Rapid Test
Schedule your rapid test for covid-19 at Louis Morgan #4 in Longview.
- 15 min15 minutes
PLEASE NOTE: Payments are NON-REFUNDABLE and you must contact us 24 hours prior to your appointment to reschedule. Rapid Test Name: BD Veritor™ Plus System for rapid COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Testing RESULTS READY IN 15 MINUTES WHAT IS THE BD VERITOR SYSTEM FOR RAPID DETECTION OF SARS-COV-2? The BD Veritor TM System for Rapid Detection of SARSCoV-2 is a type of test called an antigen test. Antigen tests are designed to detect proteins from the virus that causes COVID-19 in nasal swabs. WHAT ARE THE KNOWN AND POTENTIAL RISKS AND BENEFITS OF THE TEST? POTENTIAL RISKS INCLUDE: • Possible discomfort or other complications that can happen during sample collection. • Possible incorrect test result (see below for more information). POTENTIAL BENEFITS INCLUDE: • The results, along with other information, can help your healthcare provider make informed recommendations about your care. • The results of this test may help limit the spread of COVID-19 to your family and others in your community. WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ANTIGEN TESTS AND OTHER COVID-19 TESTS? There are different kinds of diagnostic tests for COVID19. Molecular tests (PCR are the most common type of molecular test detect genetic material from the virus. Antigen tests detect proteins from the virus. Antigen tests are very specific for the virus, but are not as sensitive as molecular tests. This means that a positive result is highly accurate, but a negative result does not rule out infection.