Same day results via email. Meets most travel restriction requirements. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is the Gold Standard for COVID-19 testing with 99% specificity and 99% accuracy.
Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Nasal Swab Test
The Quidel Corporation Sofia SARS Antigen FIA test has received Emergency Use Authorization from FDA. This test is great for quickly screening individuals for an active COVID-19 infection.
WHO WE ARE
The Orange County COVID Clinic in Irvine CA provides Rapid COVID-19 Same Day test results with a true drive thru experience by licensed and trained medical professionals. Appointment Only scheduling ensures every patient is provided an efficient and seamless experience with the shortest amount of wait time. Safely from your car, you will receive a Rapid COVID-19 nasal swab with same day test results via email.
Rapid Covid Testing is now available in areas covering the Inland Empire to San Diego County as well as Irvine and Orange County.
Please contact for appointment or drive thru testing facility.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The tests available at Orange County Covid Clinic are Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Nasal Swab Test and Same Day PCR (Laboratory Processed) COVID-19 Test.
PCR test is 99% accurate with or without symptoms. The Gold Standard in testing. Processed in a laboratory. Same day test results if done before 12:30pm M-F and 11:30am Sat. & Sunday.
Rapid Sofia Antigen is 80% accurate without symptoms and 96% accurate with symptoms. Test results is in approximately 1 to 2 hours. Specimen processed in house.
Yes, both the PCR and the Rapid Sofia Antigen are performed via nasal swab. Nasal swab is the most accurate.
Most international travel requires a PCR within 72 hours. It is always recommended that you get the PCR just in case the state or country does not accept the Antigen test. It is highly recommended for the patient to confirm which test is required.
PCR is run by Path Lab Services, a certified laboratory, on a Thermofischer/Taqpath machine Rapid Antigen is a Sofia SARS Antigen – EUA approval – Emergency Use Authorization. No Rapid Antigen tests are FDA approved.
All positive test results are shared to the county health department.
Yes, except for no-show and last minute cancellations.
The cost of testing through the Orange County Covid Clinic cannot be submitted to your health insurance.