Am I infectious if I have a positive COVID-19 test result?

These people who have a positive test result should be considered infectious and remain isolated until they again meet criteria for discontinuation of isolation or of transmission-based precautions. Contact tracing during the person’s second episode of symptoms is warranted.

Does a negative result rule out the possibility of COVID-19?

A negative result does not rule out COVID-19 and should not be used as the sole basis for treatment or patient management decisions. A negative result does not exclude the possibility of COVID-19.

Should I isolate if I have COVID-19 symptoms but my test is negative?

• If you have symptoms of COVID-19: – You may have received a false negative test result and still might have COVID-19. You should isolate away from others. Contact your healthcare provider about your symptoms.

How can I access my results?

Accessing your results by text. At the time of completing your exam, please provide your mobile phone number to the examiner. Within 7 to 14 days after your life insurance exam, a text message will be sent to you when your laboratory results are ready. Click the link in the text to verify your identity and access your results.

How to read the lab test results?

To read blood test results, scan the results and look for anything labeled “L,” which means it’s too low, or “H,” which means it’s too high. If you have a low red blood cell count, it could mean that you have anemia, whereas a high red blood cell count could indicate bone marrow disease.

What do the diagnostic test results mean?

A diagnostic test is a procedure performed to confirm or determine the presence of disease in an individual suspected of having a disease, usually following the report of symptoms, or based on other medical test results. This includes posthumous diagnosis.

How do I access my lab results?

If you do have access to your labs, this is how you view them: 1. Log into onpatient and click on the “Health Profile” tab. 2. Click the “Labs” section to view your lab tests, the status of the lab, and lab results.