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Whitecap Covid Testing Made Simple.

We offer Antigen, RT-PCR and Rapid Molecular NAAT Tests

Vancouver – Airport

Antigen, NAAT & RT-PCR Tests

Vancouver – Pharmasave City Square

Antigen & RT-PCR Tests

Vancouver, Pharmasave Howe St.

Coming soon

Kelowna, BC

Antigen, NAAT & RT-PCR Tests

Nanaimo, BC

Antigen, NAAT & RT-PCR Tests

Victoria, BC

Antigen, NAAT & RT-PCR Tests

Prince George, BC

Antigen & NAAT  Tests

Terrace, BC

Antigen, NAAT & RT-PCR Tests

What is an Antigen Test?

An antigen test is a viral test that detects ‘antigens’- molecules on the surface of a virus that can induce an immune response. Often confused with antibodies – antigens are actually what stimulates the production of antibodies, kickstarting your body into beginning to fight a virus.

Our antigen tests are typically able to provide results within 20 minutes with results printed on-site. A digital copy of your results will be emailed to you within hours (please see our testing location pages for details).

What is an RT-PCR Test?

An RT-PCR (reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction) test is a viral, molecular test that detects genetic material from a particular organism – in this case the COVID-19 virus.

After your RT-PCR test appointment, your sample is taken to one of our labs to be processed. Results timelines can vary from site to site due to transport and volume (please see our testing location pages for further details).

What is a Molecular Test?

Our rapid, molecular NAAT (Nucleic acid amplification test) is a viral, RT-LAMP test that results within just 20 minutes.

Do you have any more questions?

Visit the Whitecap COVID Testing FAQs page to learn more.