The COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit is testing for the presence or absence of RNA from SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2), which causes the disease Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
This is not an antibody test
ANYONE can get tested.
This test is not intended for individuals experiencing severe COVID-19 symptoms, who should seek emergency medical care right away.
These symptoms can include:
Fever between 100.4°F - 102°F
Flu-like symptoms (chills, runny or stuffy nose, whole body aches, a headache, and/or feeling tired)
New loss of taste or smell
A new or worsening cough or sore throat
Shortness of breath that is not limiting ability to speak
Biohazard Bag with Absorbent Pad
Prelabled Return Lab Bag
Detailed directions to guide you through administering and sending back the testing kit.
The samples are tested by our partner Red Arrow Analytical Laboratories which is a CLIA certified labratory. Benchmarks for the accuracy of PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2 have been set by the FDA and must exceed 95% at measurable concentrations. The accuracy of the labs using Citation Bioscience Covid-19 Test Home Collection Kit exceeds 95% sensitivity and 98% specificity.
Test cost is reimbursable with healthcare insurance. Eligible for purchase with HSA & FSA. Once your test is completed, Citation Bioscience will provide an itemized receipt so you can apply for reimbursement directly from your health insurance provider. Always check with your insurance provider to verify benefits coverage.
Yes it's a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT).
Yes, this test is from a CLIA certified labs. A lot of customers have used it for travel and is accepted by all airlines.