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Test summary:

T-Detect COVID

  • T-Detect COVID is the first T cell test for COVID-19 available in the U.S. (not available in U.S. Territories) to those over age 18. It measures T cells instead of antibodies to detect recent or past SARS-CoV-2 infection (the virus that causes COVID-19).
  • Results are sent to you via a secure email.
  • The price on this page includes the test and test authorization. The blood draw method and associated price will be shown on the next screen.

Contact our clinical services team at t-detectinquiries@adaptivebiotech.com or 833-T-DETECT (833-833-8328) if you have questions.

Samples are processed within 5-7 days of receipt in the lab. Estimated total time for results is 7-10 days from the time of your blood draw.
The T-Detect COVID price does not represent the usual and customary charge for the T-Detect COVID, requires pre-payment, and is subject to change. T-Detect COVID is currently not covered by health insurance. T-Detect COVID is FSA/HSA eligible.

This test has not been FDA cleared or approved but has been authorized for emergency use by FDA under an EUA.

Testing of venous whole blood using K2 EDTA specimens is limited to laboratories designated by Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation that are certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA), 42 U.S.C. §263a, and meets the requirements to perform high complexity tests as described in the T-Detect COVID Standard Operating Procedure that was reviewed by the FDA under this EUA.

This test has been authorized only for detecting and identifying the presence of an adaptive T-cell immune response to SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens.

The emergency use of this test is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb3(b)(1), unless the declaration is terminated or authorization is revoked sooner.

T-Detect™ COVID is not indicated for use in patients under age 18.