RT-PCR COVID-19 Same Day Testing with rapid results as fast as 3 hours. Ideal for travelers who require proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Using accurate RT-PCR lab analysis, this CLIA certified COVID-19 test is available in the Bay Area.
UK and Hawaii travelers, please see the FAQ.
Perfect for airline travel, school, or employment COVID-19 testing requirements. Results in as little as 3 hours. Need your COVID-19 RT-PCR test results ASAP? Click here to purchase.
Come to our Lab in Pittsburg, CA, self sample in your car, then give your sample to us immediately. All instructions are provided in your order confirmation email.
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We offer several different Test result options:
Yes, all sampling is done, in your vehicle, at the lab.
We offer 4 different Test result options:
You can reschedule as many times as you would like, free of charge, as long as you haven't taken the test. There is a cancellation fee of $45 if you decide to cancel. Please see our refund policy page HERE.
Our tests are accepted for MOST travel locations but there may be exceptions for certain destinations. We are performing rt-PCR (aka PCR) molecular testing which is the gold standard for testing. Please note that it is your responsibility to check the travel testing guidelines for your destination. We are not a Hawaii trusted travel partner at this time. Please call with any questions (925) 237-1701.
McCampbell Analytical's PCR test meets and exceeds performance standards of ≥97% specificity, ≥80% sensitivity at viral loads above 100,000 copies/ml. Our test is >99% specific and >95% sensitive at 3,000 copies/ml (Over x30 times better than required).
We are NOT a Hawaii Trusted Partner. Our results are accepted worldwide, but Hawaii has decided that if your company is not large enough, you may not become a Hawaii Trusted Partner. The criteria that they have chosen their partners with are unfortunately NOT based on method performance or science. We're sorry, but using our results for travel to Hawaii is a risk that you should probably NOT take. Safe travels.
This test is a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) that is more commonly known as RT-PCR or Molecular testing.
Do not use a swab or test kit that has been damaged, dropped, dirty, or contaminated. Cleanly collected samples will ensure accurate test results. Immediately let our on site staff know of the problem so we can give you replacement sampling materials.
Sampling should not hurt. It should be very similar to picking your nose. Insert the swab 3/4 of an inch (1.5CM) scrub against nostril for 10 seconds on each side.
The CDC test currently in use, the same test we use, has been found to be very accurate. You can find out more about it here: HCP Fact Sheet.pdf
While this is a doctor prescribed test, this analysis may not replace or override previous or future examination/diagnostic testing required to be performed by a healthcare provider.
While our test is private and costs are paid by you out of pocket, your insurance may reimburse you for the testing. We provide the necessary receipt for you to file this claim with your insurance. You can see an example receipt here: Sample Receipt
We do offer refunds if you have not sampled yet. You may reschedule at anytime for free, but there is a $45 surcharge on all cancelled orders. Please see our Refund Policy for more details.
Yes. MAI is HIPAA compliant.
Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, McCampbell Analytical, Inc. (MAI) offers a full range of environmental servics including Wet Chemistry, Microbiological and Aquatic Toxicity testing as well as analytical testing services for drinking water, waste water, storm water, as well as metals testing, soil testing, volatile organic compounds (VOC's) testing, hazardous waste, and food analysis for a wide variety of chemical compounds including organic, inorganic and metallic contaminants. In addition, we perform testing for industry, such as refrigeration gases. We also offer food analysis, pharmaceutical testing and COVID-19 testing.