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Test name


SARS-CoV-2 Infection Molecular rRT-PCR Test (COVID-19 RT-PCR Test)

Purpose of the test


This is a clinical microbial test intended for Help: Diagnosis



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How to order


To establish a client account for high volume patients/samples submission, please call (610)458-1112 or Email primbiobiz@primbioresearch.com For Home Collection Kit: Go to link https://www.primbioresearch.com/covid-19-rt-pcr-test.html click the "HOME COLLECTION KIT" button, which will lead you to our testing portal. Create an account to enter the portal. Click "Samples". Fill in the information, then click "Save". You will receive your home collection Kit within 2 business days. Follow the video instruction from the top link to collect your sample and mail it back. You will receive a notification through the contact you left or you can login to the portal to see your test result.
Order URL Help: https://www.primbioresearch.com/uploads/2/0/2/7/20270243/covid_requisition-primbiov5.pdf

Specimen source

Nasal swab
Nasopharyngeal (NP) swab

Turnaround time

12-48 hours upon receiving the sample


Molecular Genetics
RRNA analysis

Summary of what is tested

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Click Methodology tab for more information.

Clinical utility


Not provided

Clinical validity


Not provided

Clinical resources

Practice guidelines

  • NICE, 2024
    UK NICE Guideline NG191, COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing COVID-19, 2024

Consumer resources

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