How accurate is the At-home BinaxNOW COVID-19 test?
Accuracy: The BinaxNOW test correctly gave a positive result 84.6% of the time compared to PCR. In the same study, the test correctly gave a negative result 98.5% of the time. Availability: The BinaxNOW test costs $24 for two tests, which are meant to be used on the same person within three days (serial testing).
Can you still test positive for COVID-19 after 10 days? “Follow CDC guidance and wear a mask for the following five days,” she said. The CDC previously said people can possibly test positive for up to three months after contracting an infection.
How much does a COVID-19 test cost?
The cost for testing should be covered by most insurance plans or through government-sponsored programs.
For private pay patients, please contact your health care provider for cost to administer a COVID-19 test.
How long can you still test positive for COVID-19? The CDC previously said people can possibly test positive for up to three months after contracting an infection.