COVID-19 PCR

SAFE DRIVE-THRU Testing

The Gold Standard COVID-19 Test

RT-PCR Nucleic Acid (NAAT) Molecular Test

CLIA Certified Lab, FDA EUA Authorized

Same-Day Turnaround
for All Tests

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RT-PCR TEST
Same-day Results


Active infection test
Gold Standard for Travel ✈︎

RT-PCR, Nucleic Acid (NAAT) test

Molecular Technology

FDA EUA Authorized

CLIA Certified Lab
(
Precision Medical Laboratories, CLIA ID#: 05D0889009, 5901 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 503, Los Angeles, CA 90036)

Same-day results (by midnight)

PCR collection method:

  • Low nasal

  • Oral

Appointments available as early as 8:00 AM

$185

(same-day results sent by midnight)

 

With in-network insurance for tests done due to exposure or symptoms*:

$79

Our PCR  test detects viral genetic material, telling you if you currently have the virus in your body and might be infectious.

Our test is accepted for travel (except for the State of Hawaii and China) and comes with a travel and lab certificate.

Our travel certificate test includes the following details:

  • Traveler’s name and date of birth

  • Passport number

  • Test result (such as ‘negative’ or ‘not detected’)

  • The method (RT-PCR NAAT Molecular Viral Test)

  • Brand and make of the test

  • The date and time of specimen collection

  • Attestation that specimen for the test was collected by our medical office

  • Signature of our medical director

  • Details of our CLIA certified lab

Please note, most insurance plans only reimburse for medically necessary tests.

*We accept most PPO insurance plans

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1 Hour
RT-PCR TEST


Active infection test
Gold Standard for Travel ✈︎

RT-PCR, Nucleic Acid (NAAT) test

Molecular Technology

FDA EUA Authorized

CLIA Certified Lab
(
Precision Medical Laboratories, CLIA ID#: 05D0889009, 5901 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 503, Los Angeles, CA 90036)

Results within an hour!

PCR collection method:

Low nasal

Appointments available as early as 8:00 AM

$245

(results sent in one hour or less)

Please note: the 1-hour RT-PCR test is not covered by insurance.

 

Our PCR  test detects viral genetic material, telling you if you currently have the virus in your body and might be infectious.

Our test is accepted for travel (except for the State of Hawaii) and comes with a travel and lab certificate.

Our travel certificate includes the following details:

  • Traveler’s name and date of birth

  • Passport number

  • Test result (such as ‘negative’ or ‘not detected’)

  • The method (RT-PCR NAAT Molecular Viral Test)

  • Brand and make of the test

  • The date and time of specimen collection

  • Attestation that specimen for the test was collected by our medical office

  • Signature of our medical director

  • Details of our CLIA certified lab

Rapid Antigen Test for Travel

rapid antigen test

active infection test
Accepted for
Travel ✈︎ by some destinations

FDA EUA Authorized

CLIA Certified Lab
(
Precision Medical Laboratories, CLIA ID#: 05D0889009, 5901 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 503, Los Angeles, CA 90036)

Results emailed within an hour

Collection methods available:

  • Low/Mid Nasal

Accepted for travel by some destination

  • Please check with your airline regarding the latest regulations

  • This is a qualitative Antigen Tests which is not valid for travel to Japan

$89

Our travel certificate for the rapid antigen test includes the following details:

  • Traveler’s name and date of birth

  • Passport number

  • Test result (such as ‘negative’ or ‘not detected’)

  • The method (rapid antigen test)

  • Brand and make of the test

  • The date and time of specimen collection

  • Attestation that specimen for the test was collected by our medical office

  • Signature of our medical director

  • Details of our CLIA certified lab

 
 
 
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About

Our CLIA Certified Lab

Our instruments are FDA EUA authorized for SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic tests. Please find below the specific information in case you would like to check this against your travel requirements:

Machine 1:

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) 

BD SARS-CoV-2/Flu for BD MAX System
Real-time RT-PCR, Multi-analyte

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Machine 2:

Hologic, Inc.

Panther Fusion SARS-CoV-2 Assay

Real-time RT-PCR, Pooling, Screening

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The tests are run in our high complexity CLIA certified lab.

The BD Max and Hologic Panther instruments are both highly sought after for COVID-19 testing. Tests done on these machines satisfy most country's travel requirements.

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the service

​Drive-through testing is currently the fastest and safest way to test for COVID-19, keeping potential exposure to an absolute minimum. You drive up to the tent for the test and you stay in the car for the entire visit.

 

The administrative fees for the tests support the quick turnaround times, setup, maintenance, operation, reporting, and staffing of the drive-through. We do not receive city or county funding. We also understand that there are patients who can't afford this and prefer to seek out free testing operations in the city. 

About

Infectious disease specialist Dr. Peter Ruane created the CovidTest LA pop-up/boutique testing site for his patients in March 2020 as an alternative to the large-scale public testing with the aim to provide easy, safe and fast access to testing and results.

Since then it has grown to be a trusted testing site of other referring doctors, companies, and film studios. As a private medical practice, we are not receiving any external funding for our testing efforts. We do comply with all regulations, testing, and reporting requirements.

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