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Please note: LabCorp does not currently collect specimens for this test. Patients for whom testing has been ordered should not be sent to a LabCorp location to have a specimen collected. Instead, an appropriate specimen should be collected at the health care facility where the patient was seen and the test was ordered. The specimen should be sent to LabCorp using standard procedures.
Please note: It takes approximately 2 - 4 days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to the release of the test result to the health care provider. Test results are most typically reported electronically, which generally allows for faster delivery. This time frame can vary based on demand, the length of time to transport the specimen to LabCorp's test facilities, and the prioritization of the patients (as defined by heath care authorities and the White House Coronavirus Task Force, HHS and other health authorities). LabCorp is working continuously to support the needs of health care workers, patients, government, clients and other organizations, and expects capacity to continue to increase.
2 - 4 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Saliva, oral fluid
Saliva collection device
Room Temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Refrigerated samples greater than 72 hours old; room temperature samples greater than 24 hours old; improperly labeled, grossly contaminated, broken or leaking transport device; any container other than a saliva collection device
Detection of SARS-CoV-2 to assist in the diagnosis of COVID-2019 infections
Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAA)
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|139945||COVID-19 NAA, Saliva||95425-5||139914||COVID-19 NAA, Saliva||95425-5|
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