CVS is stating that it’s a 3-4 day turnaround for test results which is less time than our 48 hour timeline. I did check the portal, nothing so far but I'll keep checking! New offering identifies COVID-19 and Influenza infections with a single sample ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., October 20, 2020 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), is now accepting specimens for a new multiplex COVID-19 and influenza test for use by healthcare providers, clinics and health systems throughout the United States, to aid in the […] Was told the result would be available in 2-3 days. CVS, the biggest retail-chain conductor of Covid-19 tests in the U.S., on Monday instructed some employees administering tests to tell customers that it typically takes five to seven days to get results, in an internal memo reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Absolutely ridiculous and more than a bit worrying. It took 5 days for the results to come back. “You would think they might consider testing me sooner rather than later if the labs are making any effort to prioritize processing,” Mr. Hudetz said, citing his age and pre-existing condition. Here's why it varies so much. Others get results in hours. Once your results are ready, you can find them by logging back in and clicking the red COVID-19 Results link at the top of the page. Byline: Scott Patterson, Sarah Krouse, and Sharon Terlep. With coronavirus cases rapidly rising in the UK, many Brits will be taking the Covid-19 test for the first time. As coronavirus cases surge across the U.S., wait times for many people tested by pharmacy chain CVS Health Corp. are stretching longer than they were told to expect. People tend to be less inclined to quarantine rather than self-isolate if they do not know their status, especially if they are mildly symptomatic. My partners comes back positive. On Tuesday, CVS said on its Facebook page that extremely high demand for tests meant it might take six to 10 days for customers to receive results. Where did you go and what happened? 6/30 and no results?!? Left messages, called every number I could find, no replies, no responses. 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So at the advice of the nurse who tested me I called a number she gave me on the 5th day of not hearing anything, left a message requesting my results, and the following day they called me back and told me I was negative. Both companies said these are average times and some cases can take longer. I was tested with two others in Kitchener and got the results within 24 hours. The company’s reply said customers who haven’t received results in more than seven business days should email CVS with the subject line “Urgent” and the company would expedite the request with the lab. Well lo and behold, the results finally came in today- 7/21. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/IdCard.0f76af1b61e8e247d28f.css.map*/._2JU2WQDzn5pAlpxqChbxr7{height:16px;margin-right:8px;width:16px}._3E45je-29yDjfFqFcLCXyH{margin-top:16px}._13YtS_rCnVZG1ns2xaCalg{font-family:Noto Sans,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:400;line-height:18px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex}._1m5fPZN4q3vKVg9SgU43u2{margin-top:12px}._17A-IdW3j1_fI_pN-8tMV-{display:inline-block;margin-bottom:8px;margin-right:5px}._5MIPBF8A9vXwwXFumpGqY{border-radius:20px;font-size:12px;font-weight:500;letter-spacing:0;line-height:16px;padding:3px 10px;text-transform:none}._5MIPBF8A9vXwwXFumpGqY:focus{outline:unset} Damn! All in all, I’d recommend it to everyone. The availability of tests varies widely, as does the time it takes to get results. The company, which uses tests provided by Bio-Reference Laboratories Inc., has been able to deliver results in three to five days, a spokesman said. It’s now been 5 days so I have followed up using the suggested phone number and email address, and while I’m sure they’re swamped with processing and informing people, and I understand that they’re prioritizing people who test positive, I am starting to get a little nervous/antsy and wondering if anyone here has any recent experience with being tested and it also taking longer than expected to get a result back. So on Monday afternoon, I administered the test (very non-invasive) and sent it off around 2pm and received my results digitally around 9pm on Wednesday. .FIYolDqalszTnjjNfThfT{max-width:256px;white-space:normal;text-align:center} An NBA memo detailed plans to try to supplement the COVID-19 testing already in place for players and referees with localized game-day testing in all 28 NBA cities. Their website says "The majority of results are available within 2 to 3 days", but also that it may take as long as 10 if there is high demand, so it's hard to get a read on what's really expected. And I was a symptomatic patient!! There’s also reports of long wait times for callers to Health Links, as calls come in from those with questions about COVID-19 and other issues, and others anxious to get their test results. Called every number I could find and radio silence. Dumb question but did they show up under the Test Results portion of MyChart? Monique Cervantes of Phoenix, Ariz., says she waited 12 days for her results from a CVS test, which was positive. Test results will be available through BioReference's Patient Portal, accessible by smartphone, tablet, desktop or traditional US Mail and become available within 1-3 days, on average. The latest COVID-19 saliva test result may be available in 30 minutes. I’ve obviously been isolating but it is absolutely shameful to me that there is such a disparity in the quality of results delivery. Dr. Jon Cohen, executive chairman of Bio-Reference Laboratories, which conducts about 40,000 to 50,000 Covid-19 infection tests a day, said bottlenecks in the supply chain for testing equipment has slowed his company’s ability to process results. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/TopicLinksContainer.361933014be843c79476.css.map*/ of the virus. BioReference offers an immunoassay which measures SARS-CoV-2 specific antibodies, correlating with the patient’s adaptive immune response after COVID-19 infection.Antibodies are expected to be detectable in the majority of patients by 14 days after the onset of symptoms, and are presumed to remain elevated for some time after recovery. Either they gave her the wrong test number or it got lost. If either of us were actually carriers we would’ve been recovered by now anyway. Etobicoke General/Humber parking lot drive thru took about 3 days (the Dr said if you were positive they would call you and if negative it would just be on the site). We’d sent emails that went unanswered and checked the MyChart app religiously. I don't expect I'll see results until August at this rate. Was counting on the results coming back in a timely manner, might have to just reschedule the flight.. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. No results. She said she self-quarantined because of her symptoms. NOT WORTH THE TIME OR MONEY. I wrote a long comment with my experience in OP’s main thread but been waiting since Saturday and nothing. LabCorp said that until recently it was able to deliver test results on average between one to two days. There are 2 types of swab test. Had a Covid test at the end of October 2020 before a trip to Hawaii. Not fair at all. My wife was also tested on 7/3, and got her results on 7/21. CVS has ramped up testing more quickly than rivals Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Rite Aid Corp. CVS offers self-swab tests at about 1,400 U.S. stores and plans to add more. My in-laws were tested in Brampton and received their results within 24 hours. There is literally no way to "be positive she doesn't have it," without getting tested. @keyframes ibDwUVR1CAykturOgqOS5{0%{transform:rotate(0deg)}to{transform:rotate(1turn)}}._3LwT7hgGcSjmJ7ng7drAuq{--sizePx:0;font-size:4px;position:relative;text-indent:-9999em;border-radius:50%;border:4px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyTextAlpha20);border-left-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);transform:translateZ(0);animation:ibDwUVR1CAykturOgqOS5 1.1s linear infinite}._3LwT7hgGcSjmJ7ng7drAuq,._3LwT7hgGcSjmJ7ng7drAuq:after{width:var(--sizePx);height:var(--sizePx)}._3LwT7hgGcSjmJ7ng7drAuq:after{border-radius:50%}._3LwT7hgGcSjmJ7ng7drAuq._2qr28EeyPvBWAsPKl-KuWN{margin:0 auto} Please try again later. I’ve got two young families waiting on my results, and although I’ve been so careful everywhere, the guilt that their lives are on hold and full of anxiety because of me is eating me alive as I wait. The turnaround time for hospitalized patients is faster, the spokeswoman said. Mr. Hudetz says he requested an expedited answer but stopped regularly logging on. Some customers tested in late June and early July told the Journal and have complained on social media platforms that it has taken 10 days or more to get results from CVS, which processes its tests through third-party laboratories. They told me 3-5 days max when I got tested, and then promised to escalate my case and guaranteed a call within 48 hours. It’s absolutely insane, no other hospital besides the ones in Hamilton are taking this long - meaning I’m assuming they send their lab results down the highway west to the Hamilton lab which works fewer hours and is clearly overrun. I did my test at Women's College downtown and it's been just around 48 hours and still nothing. Unequivocally, yes. Dr. Jon Cohen, executive chairman of Bio-Reference Laboratories, which conducts about 40,000 to 50,000 Covid-19 infection tests a day, said bottlenecks in the supply chain for testing equipment has slowed his company’s ability to process results. Overall, much worse outcomes. Nurse said it'd be out between 48-72 hours. The pharmacy chain responded the same day that there may be a delay because of high demand. I'm not sure if she got results yet. There are specific places to take it since it has to be overnighted (prepaid packaging). Could such a delay actually cause a spike? Seems like St Joes is the theme here. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Another testee received an automated message on Thursday, 12 days after testing at a CVS in Germantown, Md., that her results were pending and could take six to 10 days. Hawaii just restricted their policies just before thanksgiving so now a negative test result is required before landing. I was tested Friday morning at St Joe's as well, and still no results. Aw, how was the quarantine? COVID-19 test will aid healthcare professionals and public health authorities to identify patients infected with COVID-19. Even many symptomatic patients and exposed health workers who are able to get a COVID-19 test must wait nearly a week to get results. Oh damn, I might go up to test there next time. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. They were tested at the arena. They have been doing this every week or so or the past 3-4 weeks of pushing the test result report window. Hey! I thought there was a portal online where you can check, no? By Friday, after the Journal asked about the stated wait times, the site had been updated and said results could take six to 10 days. Have you tried to get tested? 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