About the COVID-19 PCR test for kids
What is a COVID-19 PCR test?
How much does a COVID-19 PCR test for kids cost?
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How accurate are COVID-19 PCR tests?
COVID-19 PCR tests are very accurate. It is sensitive enough to detect the virus even in the smallest samples and in people who are not showing any symptoms.
What is the difference between a PCR test and a rapid COVID-19 test?
The difference between a PCR test and a rapid COVID-19 test is that the former takes a few days to get results but the results are more accurate because it can detect small amounts of the virus even when there are no symptoms. The latter, on the other hand, can generate results in as little as 15 minutes but can only detect if the virus is already active in your body.
Are there any at-home tests for COVID-19?
Yes, there are at-home tests for COVID-19 that let you do the specimen collection yourself. For more accurate results from a healthcare professional, get tested at a testing center near you.
What are the different types of COVID-19 tests?
The different types of COVID-19 tests are the rapid antigen test, RT-PCR test, and the COVID antibody test. The rapid antigen and PCR tests both help detect if your child has an existing COVID infection. The main difference is that rapid tests generate results faster than PCR tests, but PCR tests generate more accurate results than rapid tests.
On the other hand, the COVID antibody test detects if your child has antibodies that indicate they had a COVID infection in the past.
What should parents do while waiting for a child’s COVID-19 test results?
While waiting for a child’s COVID-19 test results, parents should keep their child at home and away from other family members. Follow CDC recommendations regarding quarantine measures. Call a healthcare provider when your child gets sick and experiences severe symptoms.
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- May 12, 2022 11:33 pm
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My visits have been fantastic both times I’ve gone. The woman at the front desk was courteous and professional, and prompt. The nurse was excellent. Same treatment as the front desk and the smoothest phlebotomist going. The doctor was great, calm, thorough, polite, and knowledgeable. I wish he were my GP. Overall? 11 out of 10.
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The staff and the doctors were all very kind and caring. I was very worried about my child’s health. I appreciate your clinic being open on Saturdays. This saved us a trip to the ER, which can be scary for a child. Thank you again!
- May 19, 2022 11:31 am
The doctor on staff was awesome. She was friendly and a genuine person. I wish more doctors had a personality and empathy like that.
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- May 9, 2022 12:34 pm
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- June 21, 2022 10:27 pm
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- May 26, 2022 12:28 pm
I was able to get timely and proper service when I needed it most. 5-stars all around.
- May 22, 2022 12:30 pm
My daughter came in with stomach pain, and your doctor was able to diagnose that she probably had appendicitis. I took her to the emergency room, and she did have to have her appendix removed. Thank you so much for your help.
- May 22, 2022 10:30 pm
The service was excellent. I felt very comfortable despite it being my first visit. I would come back here again.
- May 15, 2022 11:28 am
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- May 10, 2022 12:08 am
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