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No Swab Saliva Home Collection for PCR
COVID-19 Test

This no swab saliva kit offers easy-to-use, comfortable collection for all ages. Get peace of mind with reliable PCR COVID-19 results for identification of SARS-CoV-2 infection within 24 hours of receipt by the lab.

We offer three different options perfect for different situations that may arise requiring COVID-19 testing.

Pay upfront ($99)

Avoid the hassle of insurance or for international visitors. (FSA/HSA eligible, may submit for insurance reimbursement)

**Age 2 – 17 with supervision. 

CommunityLab has certification from both CLIA and COLA.

If you are in the Asheville, NC area, you can make an appointment for collection at our drive-up facility.




Why SalivaDirect PCR
COVID-19 Test

Whether you are traveling, attending an event, or think you or a loved one may have been exposed or be ill, simple and quick answers are what you need.

No Swab, Easy Saliva Collection

Avoid discomfort for all ages with this easy saliva home collection kit for PCR COVID-19 test identification of SARs-CoV-2. To complete, collect a small amount of saliva in the tube provided. No swabs! For children under age 17, collection training videos ensure viable samples. Nothing could be easier.

Convenient Results in Under 24 Hours

You don’t have time to waste waiting for results. With the included pre-paid, overnight shipping label, you can collect and ship one day and have results within 24 hours of the next morning through our secure, HIPAA-compliant online results portal.

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FDA Authorized, Reliable PCR Test

CommunityLab received authorization from Yale School of Public Health under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to provide the SalivaDirect™ test for detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2 in saliva. Travel requires a PCR COVID-19 test.


How It Works

Follow the simple process to get results fast when you are ready to use the kit.

COVID Test Kit

1. Activate

When you are ready to use your saliva home collection kit for PCR COVID-19, activate it online.

2. Collect

Collect the sample following the easy collection instructions. If collection is for a child between 2-17, complete the quick and easy online training.

3. Ship

Send the sample to the lab using the included pre-paid overnight shipping label.

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4. Get Results

Receive results through our HIPAA-compliant, secure portal within 24 hours from when the lab received the sample.


Frequently Asked Questions

Empower yourself with knowledge.

Does SalivaDirect have 'Emergency Use Authorization' (EUA)?

This test has not been FDA cleared or approved; This test has been authorized by FDA under an EUA for use by authorized laboratories. This test has been authorized only for the detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens.

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. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the authorization is terminated or revoked sooner.

Is CommunityLab certified by CLIA?

CommunityLab is a division of Sanesco International and meets qualifications from both Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and COLA for certification.

Can I track my sample after I shipped it?

Yes, the stickers including the tracking number can be found on the remainder of the return shipping label included in the kit. Before dropping the box at the FedEx dropbox, be sure to take this sticker out and keep it in a safe place.

Does temperature impact the sample?

As long as proper collection methods were followed, the sample is stable for several days under a wide range of temperatures.

Why does collection of children under age 18 require trained adult supervision?

The EUA provided by the FDA requires collection by adults. For the FDA to consider the specimen valid, adults trained in collection must supervise children under 17.

How long does a pcr covid test take?

Traditional PCR COVID-19 tests take quite awhile to process due to lengthy sample preparation for the highlight sensitive laboratory test. This is why most labs have a long turnaround of 72 hours before results are available. CommunityLab can provide PCR COVID test results within 24 hours of when the sample is received due to a cutting edge method developed at Yale University specifically for COVID-19 PCR testing called SalivaDirect™.

What is involved in the trained supervision?

Training requires viewing a short video and completing a short quiz.

Will insurance reimburse the cost of the test?

Once you activate the kit and have results, you may submit the receipt for reimbursement by your insurance provider.

Can I pay with my HSA/FSA?

The kit is considered a medical item and can be purchased using an HSA/FSA fund.

Where can I get a quick covid pcr test?

A COVID PCR test requires highly specialized laboratory equipment to run. So, while you may find collection materials for a PCR test in some stores, the PCR COVID test itself can only be run in a laboratory with the proper authorization. The extremely sensitive equipment provides more reliable results than common rapid tests, which is why a PCR COVID-19 test is required for things such as travel.

Due to sample preparation requirements, most labs offering COVID-19 PCR testing provide results within 48-72 hours. However, CommunityLab uses a cutting-edge method called SalivaDirect™ developed by Yale University specifically for quicker COVID-19 PCR results. Using this special technique, CommunityLab can provide quick COVID PCR results within 24 hours of when the lab receives the sample.

Where can I get a covid pcr test near me?

A COVID PCR test requires highly specialized laboratory equipment to run. You may find hospitals or clinical labs near you that offer walk-in or drive-up testing. CommunityLab offers no swab, saliva PCR COVID-19 testing at it’s lab in Arden, NC. No appointment is required. To register, visit www.communitylabwnc.com

If you live in a rural area or do not have access to transportation to a lab near you that offers PCR COVID testing, you can order an at-home collection kit for the PCR COVID test shipped directly to you through this site. As soon as you receive it, collect your sample and return it using the included pre-paid overnight shipping label. The sample should arrive at the lab the next morning, and you will have online results within 24 hours of that time. So, even if you don’t have a PCR COVID lab nearby, you can still receive quick, reliable PCR COVID-19 test results.

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