CLS will be closed on Monday, September 6th in observance of Labor Day.
Regularly scheduled services will resume the following day.
Please refer to your STAT or critical care plan if needed
CLS has expanded our testing schedule for COVID-19 by PCR to include Monday through Friday plus Saturday and Sunday. All COVID-19 by PCR will be setup and reported within 24 hours of when we pick up specimens at your facility.
To further improve Turn Around Time (TAT) and meet testing requirements of CMS please ask your nursing staff to collect COVID-19 specimens as close to the phlebotomist pick up time as possible.
Topic: SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 Testing Options
In response to CMS guidelines for managing COVID-19 in Nursing Homes, CLS offers COVID-19 testing by PCR and COVID-19 IgG Antibody (serology). As a part of CLS testing services we will provide statistical reporting of positive and negative results relative to your facility(ies). The following tests are available to all residents, staff, staff family members and vendors:
|Test #||Test Name||Specimen Type|
|1581||Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 PCR||VTM Swab|
|1582||Respiratory Path Panel + COVID-19 PCR||(2) VTM Swabs|
|1576||SARS CoV2 Ab (IgG)||Serum|
1145 433 210 400
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
CBC with Diff.
|1 . SST
3. Plasma from Lav-Frozen
4. Plasma from Blue- Frozen
To order COVID-19 testing kits please contact our Supply Department at 770-307-5820.
To set up testing for residents, staff, staff family members, vendors or for further testing information; please contact our Client Services Department or, email COVID19@clinicallaboratoryservices.com.