FluV19 is a convenient test kit, that will detect COVID-19, Influenza A and B with one test. Overnight shipping to and from our lab is provided. Order yours today at NO COST with most health insurance.
Collection should be done Monday-Friday only. Ship within 12-24 hours of collection.
To being; wash your hands and make sure you are testing in a clean space.
Open specimen tube and place cap face up on clan surface. Avoid spilling and touching the inside of the tube or cap to avoid contamination
Quick tip: If you are testing alone, you may use a short, empty cup to rest your open test vial in while you self swab.
Open the swab pack leaving the swab end covered in the packaging until you are ready to swab. Do not touch the swab soft tip.
Insert the swab into your nose approximately 3/4 inch. You will feel the resistance of your nose narrowing.
In a circular motion, swab the inside of your first nostril for a minimum of 5 to 10 circles.
Repeat the process int he other nostril using the same swab.
Place the swab in the specimen tube and snap off the end of the swab at the break line. Place the cap on the tube, and screw cap tightly.
Ensure that the specimen tube is properly labeled. (Last Name, First Name, Date of Birth, Date of Collection)
Place the specimen tube containing the swab in the biohazard bag provided and seal the bag.
Place the sealed Bio bag into the provided box or poly bubble mailer.
Place the box or poly bubble mailer inside the provided UPS Laboratory Pak mailing bag.
Ensure return label is on the UPS bag and schedule a pick up, drop off at UPS or a UPS drop box.
Best option is to drop off at the nearest UPS Store or UPS Drop Box before their pick-up cut off time for that day.
Do not ship on a Saturday or Sunday.
Once you are confirmed, make sure to have your package ready for pickup.
Who is eligible for the FluV19 Convenience Collection Kit?
The test kit is for adults ages 18 and older, whether or not you have symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) or Influenza A and B.
This FluV19 kit tests for COVID-19 and Influenza A and B?
Yes, Reditus Laboratories has a test kit that gives the laboratory the ability to test for both COVID-19 and Influenza A and B for your convenience. Until recently, at-home kits have tested for COVID-19 exclusively.
How do I order a test kit?
Go to www.redituslabs.com, where you will find a link to order a kit. You will be asked to create an account and will establish a sign-on and password to protect your privacy.
How much does a test kit cost?
$125.00 – includes shipping. However, it is free with most health insurance.
Is the cost covered by insurance?
In many cases, yes. And you will be asked to provide insurance information.
How do I collect the sample for testing?
You will collect your sample using a simple nasal self-swab. Instructions and all the supplies you need will be in the test kit that you receive in the mail. You will be asked to collect the specimen and return it in the packaging provided within 12 to 24 hours of collecting your specimen. You may drop it off at the nearest UPS store or UPS drop box before their pickup cut-off time for that day or schedule a home pickup by calling 1-800-PICK-UPS or going to wwwapps.UPS.com/pickup/schedule.
What type of testing will my specimen undergo?
We use the gold-standard RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction) testing to detect SARS-CoV-2. PCR has sensitivity and specificity of 98% or greater for COVID-19 by detecting unique gene sequences present only in SARS-CoV-2. The multiplex Influenza A and B and SARS-CoV-2 assay can be simultaneously tested from approved upper respiratory collected specimens.
Does your lab have experience performing these tests?
We are a full-service dermatopathology laboratory company with a heavy focus on molecular diagnostics. Our lab is certified by CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) and accredited by CAP (College of American Pathologists). Since April 2020, we have performed about 3 million COVID tests. Your specimen will be tested in the same lab used by doctors, hospitals, long-term care facilities, colleges, schools, businesses and governments.
Will a doctor review my order and results?
Yes, an experienced physician will review your order and results.
When should I expect results?
Results will be sent 24 to 48 hours after our lab receives a specimen. When your results are available, you will receive an email from us letting you know that you can access your results online. You will use the credentials that you established when you ordered the kit.
Will my privacy be protected?
Data is anonymized to protect your privacy and your information will not be shared with third parties. We follow HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) regulations protecting the privacy and security of certain health information.
The test taker must be 18+.
Due to state restrictions, tests not permitted for use in NJ, NY, RI.
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