Quest Announces: Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing now available
As the world leader in diagnostic information services, Quest Diagnostics is committed to fast action on emerging health threats for which laboratory testing can provide critical insights aiding response. Quest Diagnostics is now able to receive COVID-19 specimens and perform testing. The Quest Diagnostics test for COVID-19 is now available nationally. Patients should be prioritized for testing of COVID-19 if they meet the CDC criteria, including those who may have been exposed to the virus or had contact with someone confirmed to have COVID-19, who show signs and symptoms (eg, fever, cough, difficulty breathing), or who live in or recently traveled to a place where transmission of COVID-19 is prevalent.
LabCorp Announces: The LabCorp 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), NAA test is available for ordering by physicians or other authorized healthcare providers anywhere in the U.S.
LabCorp continues to perform its 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) test and to increase test capacity for patients who should be tested. We are working closely with the CDC, FDA and others on a swift response to address this public health crisis. Our team is proud to play an important role as part of an industry consortium that is working every day to meet the growing demand for national testing. Our utmost concern is for the safety of the public, patients, healthcare service providers, and our employees. LabCorp is now able to perform several thousand tests per day and is rapidly adding new equipment and staff to create additional capacity. We continue reviewing all opportunities to expand testing at LabCorp lab facilities across the country.
The LabCorp 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), NAA test is available for ordering by physicians or other authorized healthcare providers anywhere in the U.S.