We offer convenient COVID testing near the Pacific Beach area of San Diego.
Depending on your individual needs, we perform three types of COVID-19 testing:
- The Nasal Swab PCR test, suitable for travel requirements,
- The Nasal Swab Antigen Quick test,
- The Antibody test.
As a premier County of San Diego health care provider, our skilled staff can work with you to be sure the requirements and forms for your specific travel destination are fulfilled. Our testing is quick and efficient.
Tests are done outside on a walk-up or drive-in basis at the back of the clinic. Park in the designated spaces behind the clinic and a staff member will come out to you. NO APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY for COVID testing. We do not take insurance for COVID-19 testing. Payments may be made by cash or credit card.
COVID-19 PCR TESTING, GOOD FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
The Nasal Swab PCR Test (RT-PCR or NAAT) fulfills overseas travel requirements of foreign governments and airlines. The State Department maintains a list of regulations by country if you are traveling out of the United States. The information changes frequently. Refer to the current travel restrictions and specific testing guidelines.
The cost of the PCR Test is $250 for results within 2 hours, $199.00 for same-day results and $169.00 for results available within 24 to 30 hours. You must be tested prior to 2 PM to receive same-day results.
COVID-19 ANTIGEN QUICK TEST FOR SUSPECTED EXPOSURE OR CURRENT INFECTION
The Nasal Swab Antigen Quick Test results are available within 20 minutes. This test is suitable to check for infection after exposure or, if you are symptomatic, to determine if you have COVID-19. The cost of the Antigen quick test is $119.
COVID-19 ANTIBODY TEST FOR CURRENT OR PAST EXPOSURES
The Antibody test confirms both a current infection and a past infection based on antibody types. It can detect a current infection 3-5 days after symptoms develop or 7-14 days after exposure to COVID-19. The test is performed by taking a fingerstick drop of blood with results in 20 minutes. The cost of the test is $75.
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