Covid-19 Testing in Houston, Texas

Rapid 15-Minute Covid 19 Antigen Test $125

Testing on site with 15 minute turn around time. These tests are performed with a nasal swab. The test detects viral protein in an actively infected person. FDA EUA clearance. A negative antigen test means that SARS-CoV-2 viral proteins were not detected. Antigen tests are less sensitive than PCR tests, meaning there may be false negative results. Negative tests should be treated as presumptive. If a healthcare provider is
concerned that the person has COVID-19, even after a negative antigen test, then the test result should be confirmed with PCR testing.

Covid 19 RT-PCR Viral Testing – 1 Hour Results Nasal Swab $315 Available for Travel Clearance, Pre-Surgery Clearance

RT-PCR viral testing is used to diagnose active infection; Tests are available with a 1hour turnaround time.

Covid 19 RT-PCR Viral Testing – Nasal Swab $200 Available for Travel Clearance, Pre-Surgery Clearance

RT-PCR viral testing is used to diagnose active infection; Tests are available with a 12-hour turnaround time from lab sample receipt. Results are typically emailed in the morning.

Covid 19 RT-PCR Viral Testing – Saliva (spit) Test $200, Oral Swab $200 – Available for Travel Clearance, Pre-Surgery Clearance

RT-PCR viral testing is used to diagnose active infection; Tests are available with a 24-48-hour turnaround time from lab sample receipt. Results are typically emailed in the evening.

Covid 19 RT-PCR Viral Testing – Nasal Swab Same Day Result $300 Available for Travel Clearance, Pre-Surgery Clearance

RT-PCR viral testing is used to diagnose active infection. Same day results available only Monday through Friday with testing performed between 9am-11:30am.

Covid 19 RT-PCR Viral Testing – Swish & Gargle 30 second test $225

RT-PCR viral testing is used to diagnose active infection; Tests are available with a 24-48-hour turnaround time from lab sample receipt. Results are typically emailed in the evening.

 

Covid 19 RT-PCR Viral Testing & Respiratory Panel  – Nasal Swab $550 via Biofire 

RT-PCR viral testing is used to diagnose active infection; The BioFire RP2.1 Panel (EUA) uses a syndromic approach to accurately detect and identify the pathogens most commonly associated with respiratory infections including SARS CoV 2.  Rapid respiratory PCR test results are available same day.

SARS CoV 2 IgG and IgM Quantitative Antibody Testing $150

The COVID19 antibody test involves a blood draw with results available within 24 hours of lab sample receipt. Results are typically emailed next day evening.

Total IgG & IgM testing
Clinical Sensitivity: 100%
Clinical Specificity: 99.80%

A Quantitative report is provided if the total antibodies is Positive, which not only informs of detection but also quantifies the concentration of antibodies detected.
Clinical Sensitivity: 95.60%
Clinical Specificity: 97.50%

IgM antibodies: IgM antibody levels rapidly increase within 3-7 days after viral infection.
IgG antibodies: IgG antibody levels rise within 10-17 days and persist, indicating potential immunity.

Antibody tests check your blood by looking for antibodies, which can show if you had a past infection with the virus that causes Covid-19. Antibodies are proteins that help fight off infections and usually provide protection against getting that disease again. Depending on when someone was infected and the timing of the test, the test may not find antibodies in someone with a current COVID-19 infection.

SARS CoV 2 Next Gen S1-RBD  Antibodies Test IgG $120

The COVID19 antibody test involves a blood draw with results available within 24 hours of lab sample receipt. Results are typically emailed next day evening.

Compatible with current Vaccinations and immune response. The most accurate test to see if your possibly immune to COVID 19. The new Siemens COVID -19 test assays for the spike 1 protein neutralizing antibodies – which prevents viral penetration into the cell.

Clinical Sensitivity: 99.95%
Clinical Specificity: 100%

You will be provided an email copy of your result.

Rapid Covid 19 IgG and IgM Antibody Testing $50

Requires a finger prick. 15 minute turn around time. FDA EUA clearance.

Why is there a fee for testing?

Free COVID-19 testing is only available at government-sponsored testing centers. You can search for one of those locations at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/. Houston Concierge Medicine PA is not a public entity and our tests get processed at national commercial labs that charge us for this service. Our COVID-19 testing fee covers evaluation and screening costs, test collection, required supplies, staff expenses, and reference lab testing fees.

Please note we do not accept major medical insurance for COVID testing and we do not file insurance claims on your behalf. Payment for this service is paid directly to Houston Concierge Medicine. It is your responsibility to address the cost of the COVID testing with your insurance company. You are selecting the option for voluntary COVID testing by purchasing a COVID-19 test from Houston Concierge Medicine for any reason regardless of medical necessity, including personal travel, participation in recreational activities, or other similar reasons. By choosing to purchase COVID-19 testing using this self-pay option, you are agreeing to be solely responsible for the cost of the testing and reimbursement will not be available through your health insurance or other programs. By using this service, you agree that: (1) Houston Concierge Medicine is not financially responsible for any costs you may incur with respect to any delay in receiving test results or not receiving a test result; (2) you are responsible for checking the requirements of your travel destination to ensure that you are tested at the right time and receive the correct type of test; (3) failure to confirm the timing and type of test may result in the need to self-quarantine at your destination. Lab turnaround times cannot be guaranteed and high demand at the labs can lead to delays.

 

Clients Testimonial

Mary H.

“I thought it was a very nice appointment. He was very kind and approachable. He was respectful of my feelings on things and wishes.”

John M.

“Very professional medical office. Seen exactly at my appointment time. Treated well.”

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