COVID-19 Testing

All COVID-19 tests at Perlman Clinic require a PocketDoc video consult first (this is covered by major insurances).
After your consult, your provider will direct you to the testing location that best suits your needs. 
Click the button below to start your COVID-19 visit!

COVID-19 Test Details

PCR

This test is for patients who currently have symptoms of COVID-19. Asymptomatic patients can also get tested.

Location: After your PocketDoc consult, your provider will schedule you for a drive-up swab. Our five locations currently offering this service are Hillcrest, Kensington, Chula Vista, Clairemont and Del Mar.

Turnaround time: 1-3 days. Someone from our team will call you once your results are in.

Pricing: 

With insurance: Free with most insurances
Without insurance/cash pay: $220

Breakdown of costs:
-$100 PocketDoc consultation
-$100 LabCorp fee
-$20 swab

Antibody (1-3 days)

This test is only for patients who do NOT currently have COVID-19 symptoms but believe they had it in the past.

Location: After your PocketDoc consult, you will need to go to a LabCorp location to get your blood drawn.

Turnaround time: 1-3 business days. Someone from our team will call you once your results are in.

Pricing:

With insurance: Free with most insurances
Without insurance/cash pay: $150

Breakdown of costs:
-$100 PocketDoc consultation
-$50 LabCorp fee

Antibody (Rapid)

This test is only for patients who do NOT currently have COVID-19 symptoms but believe they had it in the past.

Location: After your PocketDoc consult, your provider will schedule you for an MA visit at one of our 11 locations to get your finger pricked.

Turnaround time: Same-day. Someone from our team will call you once your results are in.

Pricing:

With insurance: $30 ($100 PocketDoc consult is covered by most insurances)
Without insurance/cash pay: $130

Breakdown of costs:
-$100 PocketDoc consultation
-$30 test