Rapid Antibody Testing Now Available!
Midwest Express Clinic is thrilled to introduce rapid COVID-19 antibody testing as part of our commitment to offering cutting-edge healthcare solutions. This innovative fingerstick test is designed to swiftly detect your body’s immune response, providing valuable insights into whether you were previously infected and have developed antibodies. These antibodies may offer protection in the future.
Convenient Blood Draw Option
In addition to our rapid antibody test, Midwest Express Clinic also provides COVID-19 antibody testing through a blood draw. This option is available at all of our MEC locations, ensuring accessibility for our patients. With results typically returned within 1-2 days, you can quickly gain clarity about your COVID-19 antibody status.
Frequently Asked Questions
I'm a first responder, healthcare, or essential worker, but I have no symptoms. Can I get tested for COVID-19 Antibodies?
COVID-19 antibody testing is available to everyone who has been symptom-free for the last 14 days. Visit our locations page, find the nearest location, and schedule a visit online.
Do you have an antibody test available?
Yes, Midwest Express Clinic is offering antibody testing for COVID-19. We are offering both a blood draw and a fingerstick rapid test. The rapid test results are returned within 15 minutes, while test results for the blood draw are generally returned in 1-2 days. This testing is available for patients who have been symptom-free for at least 14 days.
How much is the antibody test?
The same-day price for the blood draw is $180, while the rapid fingerstick antibody test is $50 (out-of-pocket cost). If you’d like a follow-up visit with a provider to discuss your results, you may choose to do so and will be billed for the cost of an office visit. We recommend calling your insurance provider for costs and coverage for antibody testing if you wish to use insurance. You can see the insurance we accept here.
How accurate is the antibody test?
This test has a specificity of 98.8% and an overall accuracy of 99.4%.
What locations are offering antibody testing?
Antibody testing for COVID-19 is available at all of our locations. Find your nearest location here.
What are your testing hours?
Testing is available 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Monday-Friday and 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday-Sunday. Schedule an appointment online at your closest location!
How is the test performed?
Our rapid COVID-19 antibody test is performed as a fingerstick. Results are returned within approximately 15 minutes. We also have an antibody test performed as a blood draw. Results for these tests are typically returned within 1-2 days.
Will my insurance cover antibody testing?
Insurance coverage varies on COVID-19 & antibody testing. Some insurances will cover this at 100% cost, while others may not. We advise you to call your insurance provider directly to verify coverage and costs. If you choose to use your insurance, we will not be able to reduce to our same-day pricing at a later point.
Is COVID-19 and antibody testing free?
We cannot guarantee that COVID-19 testing is free for anyone. We are not affiliated with any government agencies that allow us to test for free.
Note: Government-run facilities may be able to offer testing at no charge to patients; however, we do not know where these locations may be.