Rapid Covid Test For Travel
How long does it take to get results for COVID-19 antigen tests?
Antigen tests are relatively inexpensive, and most can be used at the point of care. Most of the currently authorized tests return results in approximately 15–30 minutes.
Interim Guidance for Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2
Is there a diagnostic test for COVID-19?
Yes, the FDA has issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for different types of COVID-19 tests. Some tests are used to diagnose the virus that causes COVID-19 infection whereas other tests are used to detect a recent or prior COVID-19 infection.
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions | FDA
What is a difference between antigen and PCR test?
Rapid, accurate tests are essential to contain a highly contagious virus like SARS-CoV-2. PCR tests are accurate but can take a long time to produce results. Antigen tests, the other major type of coronavirus test, while much faster, are less accurate.
What's the difference between a PCR and antigen COVID-19 test? - KRQE
What type of covid test is required for travelling to the United States?
The test must be a SARS-CoV-2 viral test (nucleic acid amplification test [NAAT] or antigen test) with Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Documentation of Recovery from COVID-19