Whether you want to offer convenient COVID-19 testing to your symptomatic patients, or have them test prior to an elective procedure, Poplar Healthcare has you covered.
Quick Turnaround Time
98% of results delivered within 24-hours of specimen arriving at the lab
Online Results Portal
Conveniently review and track COVID-19 test results
Highly Accurate and Diverse Testing Solutions
Dependable supply of COVID-19 testing supplies for variety of testing needs
Interested in COVID-19 testing for your medical practice?
Frequently asked questions
What platforms does Poplar Healthcare use for COVID-19 testing?
We have validated the SARS-CoV-2 assay on multiple platforms, including: Roche cobas® 6800, Roche cobas® z480, Hologic Panther, Thermo Fisher QuantStudio 7k and BioCode® MDx-3000. All platforms perform RT-PCR tests, or the equivalent.
How long does it take to get results?
Results are available in approximately 24-48 hours from the time the specimens are received in the lab.
Does Poplar Healthcare report test results to public health authorities?
Yes. We will report all COVID-19 results, both positive and negative, to the appropriate public health agency.
Do you supply the swabs and tubes for testing?
Yes. Poplar Healthcare provides all of the necessary supplies for COVID-19 testing.
Do you require the “deep” swab?
We offer both nasal and nasopharyngeal swabs for our clients to use. The medical provider may choose which swab type they prefer.
What types of media are accepted for COVID testing?
Poplar Healthcare offers multiple collection media types to clients depending on the type of testing performed, and the location of the client. We have validated saline, VTM, MTM and Aptima.