Twin Cities Orthopedics & OralDNA® Labs Now Offer Public COVID-19 Testing!

Twin Cities Orthopedics has partnered with OralDNA® Labs to offer a simple oral rinse COVID-19 test option called OraRisk® COVID-19 RT-PCR. This PCR detection test requires a 30-second oral rinse collection with sterile saline.

Testing Is Quick And Easy!

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Should I be tested?

If you answer YES to any of the following questions, consider scheduling a test:

  1. Have had any direct exposure to the SARS CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19?
  2. Have signs and symptoms (e.g., fever, cough, difficulty breathing)?
  3. Live in or have recently traveled to a place where transmission of COVID-19 is known to occur?
  4. Been in close contact with an individual suspected of or confirmed to have COVID-19?
  5. Need clearance for travel purposes?
  6. Need clearance for work, school, sports etc.?
  7. Need to know if I have COVID-19?

OraRisk® COVID-19 RT-PCR

Molecular Detection of SARS-CoV-2

Price: $150

Why Test with Us?

First ever FDA EUA for saline oral rinse collection
30 second swish and gargle - fast, easy and improved patient comfort
FAST turnaround times
Utilizes the "Gold Standard Real Time PCR"
Reports delivered via text to mobile device

Collection Location

OralDNA® Labs - Eden Prairie

Address:

7400 Flying Cloud Drive

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

SCHEDULE COVID-19 TEST

Results Delivered Right To Your Phone!

Result Report Notification Text Message

Enter DOB & Last Name To View Report

View Result Report

Resources

OraRisk® COVID-19 RT-PCR Positive Sample Report

OraRisk® COVID-19 RT-PCR Negative Sample Report

FAQ's

$150

Credit card, HSA/FSA, and some insurance carriers (Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota). Payment or insurance information will be collected at the time of online registration. If you would like to submit to your insurance company for test reimbursement, a receipt with insurance claim information will be available as the second page of your results.

If Medicare or Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota are your primary insurance, yes. If you have an alternate insurance carrier, then it is your responsibility to explore reimbursement through your insurance company and/or HSA. You will receive a receipt with insurance claim information as the second page of your results.

All individuals can be tested regardless if you are currently experiencing symptoms. If you answer YES to any of the following questions, consider scheduling a test:

  1. Have you had any direct exposure to the SARS CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19?
  2. Do you have signs and symptoms (e.g., fever, cough, difficulty breathing)?
  3. Do you live in or have you recently traveled to a place where transmission of COVID-19 is known to occur?
  4. Have you been in close contact with an individual suspected of or confirmed to have COVID-19?
  5. Do you need clearance for travel purposes?
  6. Do you need clearance for work, school, sports etc.?
  7. Do you need to know if you have COVID-19?

To reschedule your appointment, please contact OralDNA® Labs Client Services at 855-ORALDNA (672.5362).

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Yes. If testing for travel, please be sure to check testing requirements at your destination prior to testing (eg. specimen type).

Collection itself includes a quick 30 second swish and gargle. Collection takes place within a 15-minute appointment window.

30 second swish and gargle with saline oral rinse. No swab necessary. View collection instruction HERE.

No, however please do NOT eat, drink, chew gum/mints or use tobacco products for at least 30 minutes prior to testing.

A trained dedicated Twin Cities Orthopedics staff member will collect your specimen at the time of your appointment. OralDNA® Labs will process your specimen for OraRisk® COVID-19 RT-PCR testing. OralDNA® Labs is a CLIA-certified and CAP accredited high complexity laboratory created by a team of dedicated healthcare and laboratory professionals, located in Eden Prairie Minnesota.

TCO and OralDNA® Labs have partnered to provide COVID testing services. OralDNA® Labs provides the supplies necessary to perform the test, processes specimens and produces result reports. TCO utilizes their trained and dedicated healthcare professionals to administer the test.

No. The OraRisk® COVID-19 RT-PCR test has been given Emergency Use Authorization through the FDA, which is the highest level of clearance the FDA can grant during the public health emergency.

*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 Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the authorization is terminated or revoked sooner.

Once the laboratory receives your specimen, results will be available within 24 hours or less.

Result reports are downloaded through our secure result portal; accessed via a unique link sent to your mobile device. If you do not have access to a mobile device – communication will be sent via email.

If you test positive, know what protective steps to take to prevent others from getting sick.

If you test negative, you probably were not infected at the time your sample was collected. The test result only means that you did not have COVID-19 at the time of testing. Continue to take steps to protect yourself.

The OraRisk COVID-19 RT-PCR test is greater than 99% sensitive and 100% specific to the SARS CoV-2 virus.

Please contact your primary care provider with any clinical questions about your test results. Tell him or her that you had a COVID-19 test and the result was positive. Your primary care provider will give you instructions on what to do next and if you need to be seen. The COVID-19 test is not a substitute for medical advice. The results of the test should not stop you from seeking medical attention should you feel you need it. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 and notify the operator that you have or think you have COVID-19.