COVID-19: Doing our part
Connecting you with test results
Times like these remind us we're all interconnected. From healthcare workers on the front lines to those simply staying at home, each of us has a part to play.
At Quest, our part is to provide clarity and results in the face of uncertainty. We take that commitment to heart and are working tirelessly to deliver the answers and connections that will help us overcome this challenge together.
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“In just a few short weeks, COVID-19 has changed all our lives. Everyone has questions and concerns. For ourselves and our families. I want to talk about how we're going to get through this together.”
Strength in numbers
See how Quest measures up as a strong force to help our country fight COVID-19.
March 9 2020
Quest introduced a new lab-developed test for COVID-19—2 days before the virus was labeled a worldwide pandemic.
April 20 2020
Quest launched IgG antibody serology testing by blood draw to help patients and healthcare professionals identify who may have had a prior infection and developed an immune response to the virus.
At the peak of the crisis, Quest lab services accounted for nearly half of all COVID-19 testing across the US.
Quest labs processed 3.15 million COVID-19 active infection tests and 1.5 million antibody tests from March 9 – June 1. That number continues to climb.
tests per day
By June, Quest was processing as many as 100,000 COVID-19 active infection tests and 200,000 antibody tests per day.
Quest’s 46,000 passionate employees are committed to delivering diagnostic insights and supporting the effort to fight COVID-19.
Quest's fleet of 25 aircraft quickly moves specimens from point A to point B.
Thousands of courier vehicles transport tests from hospitals and healthcare provider offices to Quest laboratories throughout the United States.
A dozen Quest laboratories across the country are processing COVID-19 tests.
Quest has 4 decades of experience leading infectious disease testing during public health emergencies, including Zika, SARS, and H1N1 influenza testing.
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Quest Diagnostics begins to perform COVID-19 antibody testing
In addition to molecular diagnostic laboratory testing, Quest now provides COVID-19 antibody testing using blood samples. Antibodies developed by the body in response to a viral infection may provide potential immunity against future infection.*
How we're doing our part
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