SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Testing

Patients

Patients who have symptoms of COVID-19 are advised to contact your healthcare provider.

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NO APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY!
Xeron does NOT perform instant testing or provide mail-in kits

To ensure your time sensitive results are ready we suggest check your airline testing requirements.

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For COVID-19 testing requests, please contact 866-465-6763 ext. 0.

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Nasopharyngeal & Nasal Mid-Turbinate Specimen Collection Instructions

General CDC Guidelines

Proper collection of specimens is the most important step in the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases. A specimen that is not collected correctly may lead to false-negative test results. The following specimen collection guidelines follow standard recommended procedures.

Nasopharyngeal (NP) Swab Collection Procedure

Nasopharyngeal Specimen Collection.pdf (13.0 MB)

Nasal Mid-Turbinate (NMT) Swab Collection Procedure

Nasal Mid-Turbinate Specimen Collection.pdf (16.0 MB)

For more information click the link below:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/lab/guidelines-clinical-specimens.html

Resources

Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/vaccine-benefits/facts.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

U.S. Food & Drug Administration https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/counterterrorism-and-emerging-threats/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

NJ Department of Health https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml

Pennsylvania Department of Health  https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx

New York Department of Health  https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

Connecticut Department of Health  https://portal.ct.gov/dph