Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing
As a leader in clinical diagnostic testing, Quality Forensic Toxicology is dedicated to supporting the response to COVID-19. Our team is intensely focused on fast turnaround of COVID-19 testing, while also continuing to perform all other laboratory testing needed by physicians during this unprecedented health crisis. Our San Antonio, TX laboratory is performing COVID-19 testing and accepting COVID-19 test orders and samples from medical facilities and healthcare providers throughout the United States and processing tests in the order received.
Quality Forensic Toxicology’s 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing detects the presence of SAR-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, and is available for authorized healthcare providers anywhere in the United States.
Quality Forensic Toxicology is committed to assisting providers through the process of testing patients they are caring for through telemedicine.
Fax or email a signed Respiratory Pathogen Requisition to Quality Forensic Toxicology at 210-463-9190 or qftorders@Qftox.com. We will coordinate the drop shipping of kits along with collection instructions to the patient’s home address.
Supplies Needed for Collection
Nasopharyngeal swab collection – Specimen should be collected using a synthetic nasopharyngeal swab and placed in a viral transport medium to be accepted for testing.
Only one sample type per patient will be accepted. Appropriate sized swabs with synthetic tips can be used with the exception of calcium alginate tips, swabs with preservatives, and swabs with wood shafts. Viral transport media that is acceptable for the collection of influenza specimens can be used to transport swabs for COVID-19 testing.
Sign up today and our representatives will contact you to complete your sign-up process as fast as possible to start receiving your COVID-19 samples.