In charge of your district’s in-person learning plans? We want to help you bring simple, low-cost pooled testing to every school in your district.
Questions about pooled testing? Or how to run your school’s testing program? We’re here to help.
We know navigating COVID-19 testing can be overwhelming. Visit our page for parents and guardians to learn more about how pooled testing can help protect your school community.
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Safer reopening will require millions more Covid-19 tests per day. One solution: ‘pool testing’
Our test uses short, easy-to-use swabs, not the invasive brain ticklers. We like to say, “if you can pick your nose, you can take this test!”
Each classroom combines its swabs into one tube. We provide shipping materials to send samples to our lab, where we run one test per classroom.
If the result is negative, it’s unlikely anyone is infected. If the result is positive, someone in the classroom is most likely sick; then schools can decide next steps to stop or prevent outbreaks.
Our quick and easy process takes just minutes to perform, allowing students and teachers to focus on learning. All that knowledge for the price of one test.
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We’re here for you! Our team helps you with everything you need. The first thing we do with new customers is provide them with detailed instructions on how to set up and run a testing program. To learn more, register for an information session.
To bring our testing service to your school, sign up here.
Concentric by Ginkgo is a COVID-19 testing service that doesn’t just provide test kits—we provide a complete, end-to-end testing service.
We use easy, self-collected lower nasal swabs. The sample is taken just a half-inch inside the nostril, which makes testing much more comfortable. To quote a sixth grader in one of our pilots, “the test was not bad at all. It just tickles.”
Molecular tests are highly accurate at detecting the virus that causes COVID-19. In validation studies, our test was able to correctly identify 96% of positive tests detected by the “gold standard” PCR test using a deep nasopharyngeal swab and 100% of negatives (meaning that there were no false positives).
For classroom pooling, we use a testing method that detects the genetic code of the virus. For individual testing, we offer both standard PCR and rapid tests.
Access flexible COVID-19 testing options for your school with special bulk pricing now available.
Concentric has opened a test center in the Boston Seaport so that local businesses of all sizes can have access to COVID-19 diagnostic testing when it’s needed.
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