Operator of Ontario Laboratory License #5697 under Med-Chem Health Care Ltd.

What is an Antigen test?

This COVID-19 test is similar to a flu test and provides results within 30 minutes.

Please ensure you review country guidelines for the specific country you are visiting before booking a test.

Doctor administering test

This COVID-19 test is similar to a flu test and provides results within 30 minutes. The purpose of an antigen test is to detect the nucleocapsid protein found in the SARS-CoV-2 virus which is the cause of COVID-19. Our test looks for these fragments of antigens in order to detect if you have COVID-19.

Rapid testing is valid for travel. Please ensure you review country guidelines for the specific country you are visiting before booking a test. If you need a more in-depth report please book the RT-PCR test that Vector Health provides.

How do Antigen tests work?

Antigen tests are completed by first collecting a sample using a nasal swab, mixing the sample with a buffer solution and resulted on a single use test kit.
Antigen tests allow Vector to provide accurate results quickly.

When do I get my results?

We are able to provide your antigen results within 30 minutes via email.

The Testing Process

1. Sample Collection

A swab will be inserted into your nose in order to collect a sample of respiratory material.

2. Extraction

This isolates genetic material found in the sample, including any material containing a virus.

3. Receive Results

In order to view your test results, you will receive an email with a secure direct login.

I need an Antigen test. What next?

Select the date and time you would like to be tested, visit one of our locations, results will be delivered in 30 minutes via email.

Types of Antigen Tests Available.

Locations Offering Antigen Tests.