COVID TESTING IN OFFICE
The Washington Travel Clinic is capable of performing PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) and delivering results in 20 minutes. The covid test consists of an anterior nasal, nasopharyngeal, or oral swab that is processed on-site by PCR (also known as RT-PCR). Results are delivered to you while you wait. For travelers who need a rapid antigen test, we perform a lateral flow test in the office with results in 10 minutes. The test is highly sensitive and specific and meets airline standards.
We also offer covid testing by PCR to travelers staying in DC area hotels and residences. We can collect an oral or nasal specimen from you at your hotel room or residence and deliver the result to you within 2 hours by email, text, or hand-delivery. Click here for details.
Patients with symptoms should refrain from presenting to the office. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 such as fever, cough, sore throat, or runny nose, please visit the website of your state’s Department of Health for testing locations.
FEES: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
For patients presenting to the office the fees are:
PCR test: $195
Antigen test: $100
QR Code on the report: $50
We will provide you with a receipt that you can submit to your insurance carrier for reimbursement.
For tests collected at your location, charges are different. Please click here for details.
The report will include the name, date of birth, gender, and address of the traveler. It will also include the date and time of specimen collection, the date and time of reporting, the method used (i.e. RT-PCR), the laboratory name, and our CLIA number. If a stamp is required, we can stamp the report. If the passport number is required on the report, we can include it. We can also include a QR code as required by certain countries for entry.
Special note for travelers to Japan: The Japanese Government requires a special form to be filled out. We comply with all requirements and will complete the form and deliver it to you during your visit. Please bring your passport or a copy of it with you.
If you wish to be tested, please make an appointment online.