COVID-19 TESTING

Affordable tests available. No insurance needed.

TRS Health is offering COVID-19 PCR, Rapid Antigen, and Antibody tests at low cost to the community. We offer

  • Expedited (travel) PCR test results in 12 hours.
  • Non-expedited (regular) PCR results in 72 hours.
  • Rapid Antigen test results in 15 minutes.
  • Rapid Antibody test results in 15 minutes.
  • Expedited PCR testing: $150
  • Non-expedited PCR testing: $100
  • Rapid Antigen testing: $75
  • Antibody testing: $50

Request an appointment using the form below and get tested today.
Got questions about COVID-19 testing? Take a look at our FAQ below.

REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT

COVID-19 TESTING FAQ

How do I get tested?

  1. Fill out the COVID-19 testing form to sign up.
  2. Bring your ID and confirmation to the appointment
  3. Come inside the clinic for ID verification and blood draw
  4. The results will be communicated within 72 hours

What do I need to bring to the testing site?

Please bring your state ID/Driver’s license or social security number, if available, to the testing site. To ensure the safety of yourself and our staff, please make sure to wear a face mask when coming in to take the anti-body test.

Can you conduct COVID-19 testing for my community/employees/staff?

We can come to your community or place of business to conduct COVID-19 tests. Please email us at info@trshealth.org to schedule COVID-19 testing for your community or place of business.

How soon can I get my results?

Most results usually take up to 72 hours to be completed.

How will I get my results?

Results of your COVID-19 test will be sent via secure email.

COVID-19 ANTIBODY TEST

What is the COVID-19 antibody test offered by TRS Health?

The COVID-19 antibody test is a blood test. A small sample of your blood (6-8 ml) will be drawn using venipuncture. This test detects COVID- 19 IgG and IgM antibodies in the blood. The test is conducted using Abbott Laboratories Architect platform.

These antibodies are created by the body’s immune system in response to a COVID-19 infection. The presence of antibodies in the blood indicates a previous or current COVID-19 infection. It may take up to 14 days after the onset of symptoms or exposure to COVID-19 for antibodies to be present in the blood. Although you may never show any symptoms related to COVID-19, you may still have an antibody response that is detectable.

Antibody Test for IgG detects IgG antibodies that develop in most patients within 7-10 days after symptoms of COVID-19 begin. IgG antibodies remain in the blood after an infection has passed. These antibodies indicate that you may have had COVID-19 in the recent past and have developed antibodies that may protect you from future infection. It is unknown at this point how much protection antibodies might provide against reinfection.

Antibody Test for IgM detects IgM antibodies. IgM is usually the first antibody produced by the immune system when a virus attacks. A positive IgM test indicates that you may have been infected and that your immune system has started responding to the virus. When IgM is detected you may still be infected, or you may have recently recovered from a COVID-19 infection.

It is not known for how long antibodies persist following infection and if the presence of antibodies confers protective immunity. Results are usually available within 48 to 72 hours. This test should not be used to diagnose an acute COVID-19 infection. Please discuss your test results with your provider upon receipt.

Who should get this test?

This test is for those individuals who have not experienced any COVID-19 symptoms (such as fever, loss of smell or taste, dry cough, shortness of breath, slurred speech, feeling weak or lethargic, dizziness, light headedness, seizures, vomiting or diarrhea) in the past 10 days.

Is this a nasal/oral swab or a blood test?

The COVID-19 antibody test requires a blood draw to detect the COVID- 19 IgG antibodies in the blood. The presence of antibodies’ in the blood indicate a previous COVID-19 infection. Please acknowledge that it may take up to 14 days after the onset of symptoms for antibodies to be present in the body. Although you may never show any symptoms related to COVID-19, you may still have an antibody response that is detectable.

How accurate is this test?

This test is offered through the Abbott architect platform. A study conducted by Abbott states that this COVID-19 IgG antibody test finds antibodies in coronavirus-positive people 100% of the time, and finds no antibodies in coronavirus-negative people 99% of the time. The test accuracy is measured in metrics called sensitivity (true positives) and specificity (true negatives), respectively.

Is this test authorized by the FDA?

The COVID-19 IgG antibody test is authorized by the FDA. The FDA acknowledged the distribution and marketing of this antibody serology test on April 13th, 2020. Abbott was granted FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) on April 26th, 2020.

COVID-19 PCR TEST

What is the COVID-19 PCR test offered by TRS Health?

The COVID-19 PCR Diagnostic Panel is a real-time RT-PCR test. It is designed, validated, and is intended for medically indicated diagnostic testing in symptomatic patients. The PCR probes detect the presence of COVID-19 genes in the patients upper and lower respiratory tracts in specimens collected from nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swabs or sputum.

Positive Results indicate an active infection with 2019-nCoV but do not rule out bacterial infection or co-infection with other viruses. The agent detected may not be the definite cause of disease.

Negative Results do not preclude 2019-nCoV infection and should not be used as the sole basis for treatment or other patient management decisions. Negative results must be combined with clinical observations, patient history, and epidemiological information. Please repeat PCR testing in 3-5 days for at-risk or high-risk symptomatic individuals. Additional information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) can be obtained from the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Who should get this test?

This test is for those individuals who have contact with a probable or confirmed COVID-19 case, have travelled to geographic locations where COVID-19 cases were detected, are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms (such as fever, loss of smell or taste, dry cough, shortness of breath, slurred speech, feeling weak or lethargic, dizziness, light headedness, seizures, vomiting or diarrhea), or other epidemiological links for which COVID-19 tests may be indicated.

Is this a nasal/oral swab or a blood test?

The COVID-19 PCR test requires a nasal/oral swab to detect the COVID- 19 genes in the specimen collected.

COVID-19 ANTIGEN TEST

What is the COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test offered by TRS Health?

The Sofia SARS Antigen FIA is a lateral flow immunofluorescent sandwich assay that is used with the Sofia and Sofia 2 instrument intended for the qualitative detection of the nucleocapsid protein antigen from SARS-CoV-2 in nasopharyngeal (NP) and nasal (NS) swab specimens directly from individuals who are suspected of COVID- 19 by their healthcare provider within the first five days of the onset of symptoms.

Results are for the identification of SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein antigen. Antigen is generally detectable in upper respiratory specimens during the acute phase of infection. Positive results indicate the presence of viral antigens, but clinical correlation with patient history and other diagnostic information is necessary to determine infection status. Positive results do not rule out bacterial infection or co-infection with other viruses. The agent detected may not be the definite cause of the disease.

Negative results from patients with symptom onset beyond five days should be treated as presumptive and confirmation with a molecular assay, if necessary for patient management, may be performed. Negative results do not rule out COVID-19 and should not be used as the sole basis for treatment or patient management decisions, including infection control decisions. Negative results should be considered in the context of a patient’s recent exposures, history and the presence of clinical signs and symptoms consistent with COVID-19.

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