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500 Cahaba Park Cir, Birmingham, AL 35242500 Cahaba Park Cir
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tue12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Wed12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thu12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Fri12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.79(3.7k reviews)
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Urgent Care for Children, Highway 280 - 500 Cahaba Park Cir, Birmingham
Wait time was really frustrating. There was only 1 doctor working- and this was the weekend at an urgent care. I had booked a slot online, but still had to wait almost 2 hours. All we needed was an xray... also, in the rooms, you can hear what's going on in the rooms next to you, so something needs to be done to ensure better privacy.

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1539 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 352161539 Montgomery Hwy
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4.93(633 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

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Physicians Care, Hoover North - 1539 Montgomery Hwy
Wanted an antibiotic for a sinus infection. PA acknowledged the sinus infection and instructed me to come back if it gets worse over the next 5 days. Won’t be using this facility again.

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1001 Brocks Gap Pkwy, Hoover, AL 352441001 Brocks Gap Pkwy
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tue12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Wed12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thu12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Fri12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.77(1.1k reviews)
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Urgent Care For Children, Hoover - 1001 Brocks Gap Pkwy
Picked my child up from daycare with fever and sore throat thankfully they are open after 6pm check in was with fast results. I will definitely use the them again.

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117 N Chalkville Rd, Trussville, AL 35173117 N Chalkville Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tue12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Wed12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thu12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Fri12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.75(4.2k reviews)
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Urgent Care for Children, Trussville - 117 N Chalkville Rd
The check-in staff and techs/medical assistants that we interacted with were not helpful, not very good with my son who was terrified of having a strep test, and walked out of the room as my son started to throw up rather than help us in any way. The nurse practitioner who provided care, though, was very helpful.

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833 Princeton Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35211833 Princeton Ave SW
Open 1:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.5(412 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 833 Princeton Ave SW
After receiving my results, I called Quest Lab Testing and discussed the results with a consultation. This consultation filled in my knowledge gaps and made me more aware of my particular situation.
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790 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, AL 35213790 Montclair Rd
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
Labcorp - 790 Montclair Rd
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513 Brookwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35209513 Brookwood Blvd
Open 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.4(436 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 513 Brookwood Blvd
A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.
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737 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216737 Montgomery Hwy
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Labcorp at Walgreens - 737 Montgomery Hwy
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2217 Decatur Hwy, Gardendale, AL 350712217 Decatur Hwy
Open until 4:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
5.0(1 reviews)
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Labcorp - 2217 Decatur Hwy, Gardendale
Dr.Hudson has been my doctor since 2004. He is the most caring, understanding and thorough doctor I have ever had for internal medicine. His nurses are wonderful and caring and very patient. The front desk personnel are very nice and care about the patients.
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101 Doug Baker Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35242101 Doug Baker Blvd
Open until12:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
Labcorp at Walgreens, Birmingham - 101 Doug Baker Blvd
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1989 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 352441989 Montgomery Hwy
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  • MonClosed
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4.92(291 reviews)
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Physicians Care, Hoover South - 1989 Montgomery Hwy
Went in for a cough and sore throat, everyone was very nice and helpful. My only issue is the xray machine would not boot up, which was not the staffs issue that was an equipment issue. I would recommend Physicians Care to anyone

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1010 1st St N, Alabaster, AL 350071010 1st St N
Open12:30 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.26(426 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 1010 1st St N
I was able to choose a Quest lab location and schedule an appointment. Check in was easy, and I only needed to provide my name and DOB. They were able to locate my order in their system. They were already aware that my labs were paid for prior to the appointment. I had my labs done on a Wednesday, and I received my results by Saturday. Great experience.
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125 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233125 20th St S
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4.42(12 reviews)
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I had a wonderful experience, the staff was very courteous and efficient. The two receptionist set the tone for a very pleasant visit. The wait time wasn’t very long, I was in seen and out the before I knew it. I will definitely be using them again. I highly recommend UAB Medicine Urgent Care
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1337 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, AL 352101337 Montclair Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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1652 Montclair Rd, Irondale, AL 352101652 Montclair Rd
Open until 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.01(180 reviews)
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AFC Urgent Care, Birmingham - 1652 Montclair Rd, Irondale
Nice front office staff. Nice vitals nurse. Nice nurse checked on us to offer a refreshment. Wait time not bad, and I dont feel ignored.
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1 W Lakeshore Dr, Homewood, AL 352091 W Lakeshore Dr
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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708 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216708 Montgomery Hwy
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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790 Montgomery Hwy, Spring Hill, AL 35216790 Montgomery Hwy
Open until 9:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2.7(23 reviews)
points 22 minutes ago Sun Coast is the best place to go. Staff is professional and courteous. I see a lot of patients complaining about the wait time but you have to understand that since Covid hit they are understaffed and get no lunch breaks. They are doing the best they can under the circumstances. The wait may be long but once you are called you get the best care possible. I highly recommend Sun Coast.
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3965 Crosshaven Dr, Vestavia Hills, AL 352433965 Crosshaven Dr
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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1311 Decatur Hwy, Fultondale, AL 350681311 Decatur Hwy
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
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Community Urgent Care, Fultondale - 1311 Decatur Hwy
Was fast and easy, I was in and out,received my covid test and was treated for a upper respiratory infection in less than a hour
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COVID-19 Antibody Test
This test detects SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) antibodies from a previous infection and from the COVID-19 vaccinations.

Alabama COVID Antibody Testing

When is antibody testing done, and why is it important?

Antibodies can be detected in your blood via an antibody test, commonly known as a serology test. Antibodies are produced in the body in response to diseases such as COVID-19 or immunizations.

THE COVID-19 antibody test is also known as the SARS-CoV-2 antibody test, according to the FDA. COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. This antibody test can determine whether you have antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in your blood. According to the FDA, if you do, you have either been infected with COVID-19 or have recovered from it.

The COVID antibody test, according to the CDC, can indicate how well your immune system defends itself against the virus. It goes on to say that this test can also assist you with comprehending population-level protection.

According to the CDC, the major reason for antibody testing is to see if you have COVID-19 antibodies in your blood and have had a previous infection. The CDC warns that this test should not be used instead of viral COVID testing to detect if you have a current infection or if you are immune to SARS-CoV-2 after receiving the COVID vaccine.

What tests are used to diagnose COVID-19?

A viral test can be used to diagnose COVID-19. A viral test can also be used to establish whether you are currently infected with SARS-CoV-2, according to the CDC.

A healthcare expert will take a sample from your nose or mouth during the viral test. A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test or an antigen test is used to assess your sample.

PCR

According to the National Institutes of Health, a PCR test works by detecting the DNA or RNA of a pathogen or aberrant cells in a sample (NIH). According to the NIH, most viruses, including COVID-19, contain DNA or RNA.

A PCR test can diagnose COVID in its early stages, according to the CDC. According to the CDC, the results of these lab tests normally arrive within a few days.

Antigen

According to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an antigen test works by looking for SARS-CoV-2 molecules on the virus surface. According to the CDC, these fast tests provide answers in a matter of minutes and can be done at home by a healthcare worker or by yourself. Solv has a directory that can help you discover COVID testing in your area.

What is the difference between these tests and antibody tests?

According to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an antigen test works by looking for SARS-CoV-2 molecules on the virus surface. According to the CDC, these fast tests provide answers in a matter of minutes and can be done at home by a healthcare worker or by yourself. Solv has a directory that can help you discover COVID testing in your area.

What will the COVID-19 antibody test results tell me?

According to the FDA, positive results from a COVID antibody test suggest that you have had a previous SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19 infection.

Antibodies to COVID were not discovered in your blood if you had a negative COVID antibody test. A negative result, according to the FDA, could indicate that you have had a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection but your body has not yet produced antibodies, or that the level of antibodies produced by your body is too low to be detected by the test.

Other antibody tests

According to the National Institutes of Health, antibody tests can also be used to screen for antibodies to other disorders. Measles, mumps, hepatitis, mononucleosis, and varicella-zoster virus are among these disorders.

Antibody testing for these diseases may be recommended by your doctor to evaluate whether you are up to date on vaccines and require boosters, or to detect an autoimmune disease such as lupus. Antibody testing are occasionally required for school or work, according to the National Institutes of Health.

COVID-19 Antibody Test FAQs

  • Where can I get a COVID antibody test in Alabama?

    Many pharmacies, labs, and healthcare organizations provide the COVID antibody test. Use Solv's directory to find the best COVID testing services in your area.

  • How can I get the COVID-19 antibody test?

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the COVID-19 antibody test is available in urgent care centers, walk-in clinics, pharmacies, lab test providers, and hospitals. To find out if your healthcare provider offers the COVID antibody test, contact them directly or use Solv to discover a testing provider in your region. You may also schedule an appointment for the same day or the next day with Solv.

  • How do COVID-19 antibody tests differ from diagnostic tests?

    According to the FDA, COVID-19 antibody tests can tell you if you've had a previous COVID-19 infection. A diagnostic COVID test, on the other hand, can tell you if you're currently infected with COVID-19. If you want to find out if you have COVID-19, talk to your doctor about your options for diagnostic tests, or use Solv to find a COVID-19 testing center near you.

  • What should I expect when I take the antibody test?

    The COVID-19 antibody test, according to New York City Health, requires a blood sample. Your healthcare professional will draw blood from a vein in your arm or collect a short finger prick sample of your blood during the test. According to the National Institutes of Health, this examination normally takes no more than five minutes. After the results are returned, your healthcare provider will contact you to discuss them.

  • Are there any limitations to COVID-19 antibody tests?

    The COVID antibody test, according to the FDA, may result in a false negative, which occurs when the test fails to detect antibodies for SARS-CoV-2 despite the presence of antibodies. It goes on to say that if you got the COVID-19 vaccine and your body developed other antibody types in reaction to it, your test result may be negative. During your appointment, your doctor can go over the various limitations of COVID antibody tests with you in further detail.

  • Can I use a semi-quantitative COVID-19 antibody test to determine my level of immunity?

    No, even if you've been vaccinated against COVID-19, a semi-quantitative COVID-19 antibody test cannot indicate your level of protection, according to the FDA. It goes on to say that, while a positive antibody test can indicate the presence of an immunological response, more research is needed.

  • Can I use a semi-quantitative COVID-19 antibody test to track my antibody levels over time?

  • How much does a COVID Antibody test cost in Alabama?

    The cost of a COVID antibody test is determined by a variety of factors, including the provider's fees and if your health insurance covers some or all of the charges. Many health insurance are refusing to cover the cost of the COVID antibody test unless it is deemed medically necessary for diagnosis and treatment, according to the University of Rochester. Confirm the cost of the COVID antibody test with your healthcare provider.

  • Should I get tested?

    The COVID antibody test, according to the CDC, may be excellent for you if you want to know if you've been exposed to COVID-19 before or if you have antibodies if you've already experienced the disease. You can't detect if you have COVID-19 by taking a COVID antibody test.

Sources

Solv has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references.

  1. Antibody (Serology) Testing for COVID-19: Information for Patients and Consumers (February 24, 2022)
    https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/antibody-serology-testing-covid-19-information-patients-and-consumers
  2. COVID-19 Testing: What You Need to Know (February 25, 2022)
    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/testing.html
  3. PCR Tests (January 5, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/pcr-tests/
  4. How does the COVID-19 antigen test work? (May 12, 2020)
    https://medical.mit.edu/covid-19-updates/2020/05/how-does-covid-19-antigen-test-work
  5. Antibody Serology Tests (September 27, 2021)
    https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/antibody-serology-tests/
  6. COVID-19 Testing: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (April 4, 2022)
    https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/covid-19-testing-faq.pdf
  7. Antibody Testing Is Not Currently Recommended to Assess Immunity After COVID-19 Vaccination: FDA Safety Communication (February 24, 2022)
    https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/safety-communications/antibody-testing-not-currently-recommended-assess-immunity-after-covid-19-vaccination-fda-safety
  8. COVID-19 Related Testing Costs
    https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/coronavirus/covid-19-related-testing-charges.aspx

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