COVID-19 RT-PCR Testing with Same Day Results – $199 169

IC Labs, LLC, is pleased to be able to offer a COVID-19 RT-PCR test that can provide same day results to Las Vegas and Henderson area residents and visitors.

This test utilizes technology currently considered the gold standard for COVID-19 testing with the convenience of same day results. Although no coronavirus test is 100% accurate, this test provides the highest level of accuracy. A negative result meets the requirements of almost every physician, medical facility, employer, airline, and destination.

Reasons to use this RT-PCR test instead of other tests that provides same day results, like our Rapid Antigen test or our Rapid Molecular NAAT test, include:

  • Travel to China (It is known in China as COVID PCR Test. Negative results from this test are accepted by Chinese Customs on the Health Declarations Form if taken within 48 hours of departure.)
  • Domestic or international travel that specifically requires a negative PCR test
  • Someone in your household or workplace has been diagnosed with COVID-19, but you are not feeling sick, and you desire a test with the highest sensitivity
  • Wondering if you have been exposed to the coronavirus, but you are not feeling sick, and you desire a test with the highest sensitivity

View detailed information about this test.

Test: COVID-19 RT-PCR Test – Same Day

Cost: $199 169

Results: Usually in About 45 Minutes or by End of Day

Testing Technology: RT-PCR

Testing for Travel?

Travel restrictions are complex. Although IC Labs cannot make any guarantees due to rapidly changing travel requirements, it is our understanding that this RT-PCR Molecular NAAT test meets the requirements of almost every airline and destination including Chinese COVID testing requirements. 

This test is known in China as COVID PCR Test. Negative results from this test are accepted by Chinese Customs on the Health Declarations Form if taken within 48 hours of departure.

For domestic travel, please consult the CDC’s Travel Planner or your airline to confirm this information. For international travel, please consult the State Department’s COVID-19 Country Information or your airline.

How RT-PCR Testing Works

1. Schedule your appointment.

Appointment availability varies by location and demand, but are generally available every 5-10 minutes between 9:00 AM and 5:00 on weekdays. Schedule your appointment below to see current availability.  

Physician referrals are NOT required.

2. Arrive on time to your appointment.

Arriving in a personal vehicle:

  • Park in one of the parking spaces designated with an orange cone.
  • Text your name and space number to the number on the orange cone.
  • Remain in your car. Someone from our team will come to your car to perform your test.

Arriving on foot or by Uber, Lyft or cab:

  • Enter lab.
  • Check in with a lab tech by giving them your name.

3. Receive results in about 45 minutes.

You may wait and we will provide a print out of the results in as little as 45 minutes or, if you choose to leave, test results are often available via email and our Patient Portal usually in about 45 minutes, but typically by the end of the day.

What It Is

The IC Labs COVID-19 RT-PCR Test – Same Day is a real time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction test that uses a sample taken from a nasal swab to detect the ribonucleic acid (RNA) from SARS-CoV-2, commonly known as the coronavirus.

It is also known as a molecular test, nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT), and RT-PCR test.

If this diagnostic test is positive for COVID-19, it means that it has detected the virus’ genetic material and the person is CURRENTLY infected the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Once any of the infection is gone, the RNA disappears, and that test will be negative.

A positive test is considered very accurate, but it’s possible to be infected and have a negative RNA result. Testing less than five to six days after exposure to the corona virus is likely to produce a negative RNA result. No Covid-19 test is 100% accurate, so it’s important to follow Covid-19 guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, such as social distancing.

This test is suitable for humans of any age, including infants.

We utilize the Cepheid Xpert Xpress COVID-19 Assay or the Accula SARS-CoV-2 Test. These tests use multiplex reverse transcription technology and have been authorized by the FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for use by authorized laboratories.

What It Is Not

The IC Labs COVID-19 RT-PCR Test – Same Day is not an antibody test. It does not reveal if you have already been exposed to an infection by detecting the presence of antibodies in a person’s blood or serum. Antibody testing is not typically used to diagnose a current infection as it takes the body some time to produce antibodies.

Need a Fit-to-Fly Certificate?

IC Labs’ Medical Director can review your test results, perform the appropriate exam and complete the medical documents required for travel to some countries like Thailand. Also known as a Medical Certificate, Health Certificate or Travel Certificate.

No referral or health insurance needed. Same day appointments often available.


Call (702) 935-3136 for more information.

Is this COVID-19 RT-PCR Test Right for You?

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