Rapid COVID-19 Testing in Citrus Park, FL
COVID-19 Testing and COVID-19 Vaccines are available for walk-in patients during normal clinic hours. Please contact your health insurance carrier about coverage for COVID-19 testing. Call our clinic for questions about self-pay prices.
AFC Urgent Care Tampa - Citrus Park is equipping our local urgent care center and walk-in clinic with Rapid COVID-19 testing equipment. Our providers and staff want to ensure that you can safely travel and safely return to work without any major interruption. The fastest way to book rapid coronavirus testing at AFC Tampa is to visit for an in-person visit.
If you’d like to know more about our testing capabilities, other types of COVID-19 testing, and the specifics of rapid testing, then keep reading below:
What is Rapid COVID-19 Testing? How does it work?
A Rapid COVID-19 test is an molecular PCR test that can quickly detect the presence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Rapid COVID-19 tests at AFC Urgent Care Tampa also use a swab sample to then determine if a patient has an active infection.
Rapid tests can return positive results in as quick as 3-5 minutes while a negative test may only take 15 minutes to confirm. AFC Urgent Care Tampa providers are all trained in using our testing devices to provide a safe, sanitary, and accessible urgent care testing facility.
Abbott ID NOW Industry-Standard COVID Tests
AFC Urgent Care Tampa uses Abbott’s ID NOW COVID testing devices to perform rapid tests for our patients. Our management team selected Abbott for their high-standards of quality, accuracy, and access to testing.
Rapid tests can return positive results in as quick as 3-5 minutes while a negative test may only take 15 minutes to confirm. AFC Urgent Care Tampa providers are all trained in using our Abbott testing devices for rapid COVID-19 testing. Below are the resources that patients can view to learn more about specifications.
Via Abbot ID NOW Specification Primer:
- Positive results may be detected in as little as 5 minutes
- Negative results in 13 minutes
- Molecular PCR technology targeting COVID-19 RdRp gene
- Designed for near patient testing in a variety of healthcare environments
- Room temperature storage
- Direct sample types include: Nasal, Throat, and Nasopharyngeal swabs
- Facilitates effective patient management