Book COVID-19 Rapid Testing at AFC Urgent Care Tampa today:
Rapid Testing in Tampa is available on October 1st, 2020.
AFC Urgent Care Tampa offers Rapid COVID-19 testing and antigen tests for patients. As COVID-19 testing continues to increase in demand, patients will need immediate results to quickly determine if they can return to work, school, and other normal activities.
That is why AFC Tampa is equipping our local urgent care center and walk-in clinic with Rapid COVID-19 testing equipment. Our provider team understands that your safety during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond is paramount as the nation continues to evaluate this disease. The fastest way to book rapid coronavirus testing at AFC Tampa is to visit for an in-person visit.
If you’d like to know more about our testing capabilities, other types of COVID-19 testing, and the specifics of rapid testing, then keep reading below:
What is Rapid COVID-19 Testing? How does it work?
A Rapid COVID-19 test is an molecular PCR test that can quickly detect the presence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Rapid COVID-19 tests at AFC Urgent Care Tampa also use a swab sample to then determine if a patient has an active infection.
Rapid tests can return positive results in as quick as 3-5 minutes while a negative test may only take 15 minutes to confirm. AFC Urgent Care Tampa providers are all trained in using our testing devices to provide a safe, sanitary, and accessible urgent care testing facility.
Abbott ID NOW Industry-Standard COVID Tests
AFC Urgent Care Tampa uses Abbott’s ID NOW COVID testing devices to perform rapid tests for our patients. Our management team selected Abbott for their high-standards of quality, accuracy, and access to testing.
Rapid tests can return positive results in as quick as 3-5 minutes while a negative test may only take 15 minutes to confirm. AFC Urgent Care Tampa providers are all trained in using our Abbott testing devices for rapid COVID-19 testing. Below are the resources that patients can view to learn more about specifications.
- Positive results may be detected in as little as 5 minutes
- Negative results in 13 minutes
- Molecular PCR technology targeting COVID-19 RdRp gene
- Designed for near patient testing in a variety of healthcare environments1
- Room temperature storage
- Direct sample types include: Nasal, Throat, and Nasopharyngeal swabs
- Facilitates effective patient management