US BioTek Laboratories



US BioTek Laboratories



At-Home COVID-19 Test

Test without leaving home with our convenient saliva collection kit

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Today's challenging circumstances are forcing us to rethink many of our day-to-day decisions. And, while some activities can't be put on hold, following CDC guidelines for quarantine and COVID-19 testing can help keep you and your loved ones safe and provide peace of mind. Our convenient At-Home COVID-19 Test utilizes a self-collected saliva sample to detect an active infection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Test without leaving the comfort and safety of your home and get your results fast — kits include overnight shipping to our lab; once your sample is received, your results will be available to you within 24 hours.

      • $119 includes shipping, including overnight shipping to our lab.
      • Convenient, non-invasive self-collected saliva sample.
      • RT-PCR/NAAT test technology detects RNA from the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
      • Available for patients 18 years of age and older.
      • Not available to patients in New York, New Jersey, or Rhode Island.



Preferred Testing Method of the CDC

Convenient self-collected saliva specimen



Fast Results

Results within 24 hours of lab receiving sample

CDC-Recommended Technology

High-accuracy, CDC-recommended RT-PCR platform

FDA-Approved Testing Platform

FDA-authorized test and collection method (under EUA)


*Our test may be eligible for insurance reimbursement under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Check with your insurance provider. US BioTek Laboratories does not submit tests for reimbursement, but we do deliver CPT codes and superbills so patients or practitioners can submit for insurance reimbursement.


Who Should Get Tested?

Consider COVID-19 testing if any of the following scenarios apply to you:

  1. Planned visitation with loved ones
  2. Upcoming travel
  3. Recent attendance at a large public gathering or  close proximity to many people
  4. Going back to school or work
  5. Suspected exposure to COVID-19:
    • Living or working in a place where people reside, meet, or gather in close proximity (office buildings, schools, healthcare facilities, etc.)
    • Close contact (within 6 ft) with someone who is sick or diagnosed with COVID-19
  6. Experiencing mild symptoms including:
    • A fever between 100.4 degrees F and 102 degrees
    • Flu-like symptoms (chills, runny or stuffy nose, whole body aches, a headache, and/or feeling tired)
    • A new loss of taste or smell
    • A new or worsening cough or sore throat
    • Shortness of breath that is not limiting the ability to speak

Please note, patients must be at least 18 years of age to take this test.

Do NOT take this test if you have severe symptoms or are experiencing a medical emergency. Instead, call 911 and seek medical attention right away.



Why Get Tested for COVID-19?

How it Works  


Collecting Your Sample

Collect your saliva sample using the provided kit and collection instructions. The process consists of filling a vial with your saliva by spitting into a funnel. It is simple, non-invasive, and can be done in less than 10 minutes.

View Collection and Shipping Instructions.

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Collecting Your Saliva Sample


Results available in 24 hours of the lab receiving your sample.

You will be notified via email that results are ready and available in the secure portal. An official lab report will be available for you to serve as proof of your result.

If a test concludes with a positive result, the patient will receive a call.  It is mandatory for US BioTek to report the positive result to the Public Health authorities.

If you receive a positive result, contact your primary care provider immediately for medical guidance. 

Physician Approved Results

Lab results are reviewed and approved by an independent board-certified medical professional.



Why US BioTek?

Results you can rely on 

US BioTek has over 30 years’ experience delivering reliable, test results to healthcare providers across the US and the world. A CAP and CLIA-certified lab, we believe in and practice high quality standards, with the accreditations to back it up. We employ the latest laboratory science, advanced automation technology, and a dedicated research team to ensure the accuracy and reproducibility of every test we perform.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What does this test measure?

This test detects the presence or absence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus using a saliva sample. This is not an antibody test.

How quickly will I get my test and results?

Once your order is complete, your package will be shipped to you via 2-day shipping (overnight shipping available for an additional fee). Kits that are ordered Friday through Sunday will be shipped the following business day.


To ensure you get your results in time, we encourage you to order your kit as early as possible.


In order to get your sample to our lab as quickly as possible, we include a prepaid FedEx overnight shipping label. Results are typically available within 24 hours after the lab receives the sample. You will receive an email when your results are available to view on our secure patient portal. Positive results will additionally receive a phone call.


Can I use my test results for travel purposes?

This is an RT-PCR/NAAT test performed by a CLIA-certified lab, which meets the requirements for many travel destinations. We will provide you with a shareable pdf with your results.

We recommend that you confirm the requirements with your destination's government or through your airline and plan your testing accordingly.

This test does not meet the current travel requirement for the State of Hawaii.

How do I collect my sample?

The At-Home COVID-19 Test contains everything you need to collect your sample from home.  Detailed instructions can be found here. Generally, it  takes a few minutes to collect your sample. All necessary shipping supplies are included.

Is this test covered by insurance?

US BioTek is unable to bill your insurance; however, the test may be eligible for reimbursement. We can provide you with a superbill that can be submitted to your insurance provider. Check with your carrier to confirm eligibility.



Is this test available in all 50 states?

This test is available in 47 states. It is not available in the states of New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island.

What is the return policy for these tests?

  • If your order has not shipped from our facility, you are eligible for a full refund. Contact our customer care team at 1.800.456.4325 to request this option.
  • Once shipped, COVID-19 tests cannot be refunded.