who is eligible to get an at-home saliva testing kit for COVID-19?
Only people who are currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms will be eligible for this at-home testing kit. continue reading
can I order the COVID-19 test for my child or partner?
No, tests can only be recommended to the patient who submits the order. All patients are required to be 18 years or older. continue reading
is the COVID-19 test approved by the FDA?
This test is not approved or cleared by the United States FDA but it is available under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). This EUA will remain in effect (meaning this test can be used) for the duration of the COVID-19 declaration justifying emergency of IVDs, unless it is terminated or revoked by FDA (after which the test may no longer be u... continue reading
who developed the COVID-19 test you are offering access to?
The test kit was developed by a Rutgers University laboratory, called RUCDR Infinite Biologics, in partnership with Spectrum Solutions and Accurate Diagnostic Labs. continue reading
when will my COVID-19 saliva test arrive?
If a test is recommended for you by a provider, your Covid-19 saliva test will be sent out via USPS overnight shipping. continue reading
how does the COVID-19 saliva test work?
The COVID-19 saliva test we are offering access to measures the current infection of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. This test does not measure antibodies or past infections. Once you submit your saliva sample, be sure to use the prepaid shipping label and send it back within 24 hours so the lab can receive and process the sample right away. continue reading
what is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The virus, which can cause mild to severe respiratory illness, was first identified in Wuhan, China, and has now spread globally, including the United States. There is limited information available to characterize the spectrum of clinical illness associated with COVID-19 but it likely spreads to others... continue reading