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Labcorp At-home COVID-19 Test Collection Kit.

Find out if you currently have COVID-19 without leaving home.

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Labcorp's COVID-19 Testing Stats

1-2 Days

COVID-19 PCR Testing

Average Time to Result

From Specimen Pickup


COVID-19 PCR Testing

Molecular Tests Performed


COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Antibody Tests Performed

Stats updated as of April 9, 2021

Tracking COVID-19 Variants

We have been regularly tracking variants of the virus throughout the pandemic. The sensitivity of our PCR test is not impacted by these variants.

Labcorp PCR Test Performance Confirmed

Variant B.1.1.7 (Common name: U.K. Variant)
Variant B.1.351 (Common name: South African Variant)
Variant P.1 (Common name: Brazil Variant)
Variant B.1.526 (Common name: New York Variant)

Labcorp has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide sequencing of samples of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

For more information visit US COVID-19 Cases Caused by Variants on the CDC website. 

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COVID-19 Clinical Trials Connect

Covance by Labcorp is running multiple COVID-19 research studies and invites you to help in the fight against COVID-19.

Clinical Connect

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See How Labcorp Performs the COVID-19 Test

You can get tested through your healthcare provider, have them request a Labcorp COVID-19 home collection kit, or request one yourself by visiting Pixel by Labcorp™.

Latest & Previous News

Mar 26 2021

NCDHHS Pilots Home Testing Program with Labcorp to Increase Access to Testing

RALEIGH — While vaccine supplies are limited, it is important North Carolinians continue practicing the 3Ws and get tested for COVID-19 if they have symptoms or have been in close contact to someone with COVID-19. To help reach those who are need of testing, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with Labcorp, is piloting a program to provide 35,000 no-cost, home test collection kits to North Carolinians receiving Food and Nutrition Services and/or are disabled and experiencing barriers to getting tested.

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Previous News Releases and Media Statements

Feb 24 2021

Walgreens to Make Pixel by Labcorp™ COVID-19 PCR Test Home Collection Kit Available Over-The-Counter at Stores Nationwide

Kit to be available for purchase at Walgreens without a prescription and will allow for greater access to testing, helping reduce the spread of COVID-19 and improve the health of communities

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Feb 24 2021

Natick, Massachusetts Mass Vaccination Site | Opening Remarks | Bill Haas, senior vice president, Northeast Division, Labcorp

Thank you for joining us today at our mass vaccination site here at the Natick Mall. I’m Bill Haas, senior vice president of the northeast division at Labcorp. We’re thrilled to be working across the commonwealth to make it easier for people to get tested and vaccinated, as we all work together to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

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Feb 19 2021

Pacific Biosciences Sequel II Systems Deployed to Scale-Up Global Viral Surveillance Initiatives Focused on COVID-19

Labcorp Using PacBio’s HiFi Sequencing to Detect SARS-CoV-2 Variants in the U.S.

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Feb 17 2021

Labcorp Adds High Sensitivity Antigen Test to Screen for Active COVID-19 Infection

Antigen Test Is the Latest Offering by Labcorp to Fight COVID-19 at Every Stage, from Diagnostic Testing to Clinical Trials and Vaccination Services

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Jan 8 2021

Media Statement: Tracking Mutations of the SARS CoV2

We have been regularly tracking mutations of the virus throughout the pandemic to determine the impact it would have on our PCR sensitivity. To date, we have not seen any impact. Our current capacity for PCR tests is 270k and we continue to operate with a 1-2 day turnaround. The only way to identify the strain is by sequencing, and we have research support underway that includes sequencing of the virus.

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Jan 7 2021

Labcorp Awarded CDC Contract to Study Variants of COVID-19 Virus and Improve Public Health Response

Genomic Sequencing Aims to Help Define Changes in Transmission and Identify New Mutations

BURLINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2021-- Labcorp (NYSE: LH), a leading global life sciences company, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide genomic sequencing of samples of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

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