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Test results from on campus testing typically take 24-48 hours to process. You will receive a notification with your test results through CoVerified.

You may also get an email from CareEvolve like this: 

You can log in through CareEvolve to view your results through the link in the email, however CoVerified is the more straightforward option for viewing results.

How to find your test results in CoVerified

In CoVerified, go to Testing and click the icon circled in orange below:  

You will be able to click on and view all of your previous test results. 

To view the official document, click the icon circled in orange below:  

To save your results or send them results via email or text, click the icon circled in orange below: 

Types of Test Results

Below are the explanations of types of results: 

Test Result



Note: 2019-novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) not detected by the qRT-PCR assay. Consider testing for other respiratory viruses or re-collecting for 2019-nCoV testing. Note: Optimum timing for peak viral levels during infections caused by 2019-nCoV have not been determined. Collection of multiple specimens from the same patient may be necessary to detect the virus.

What it means: At the time of collection, you have tested negative and do not need to isolate. You should continue to wear a mask, practice physical distancing, wash your hands regularly and follow campus testing protocol.


Positive for detection of 2019-novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) by qRT-PCR.

What it means: You have tested positive for SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes COVID-19 and will need to isolate from others for at least 10 days.


This specimen failed to produce a valid result. An invalid result can mean that no nucleic acids (viral or human) were detected, or that the result otherwise did not meet our quality control specifications. Recommend re-collection of specimen

What your results will look like:

What it means: There was not enough material from your nose on the swab to analyze. You will need to re-test as soon as possible. Make sure to blow your nose and wash your hands before swabbing.


Inconclusive for SARS-CoV-2 by RT-PCR with one of the two viral probes (either N1 or N2) being detected while the other is not detected. Recommend re-collection of specimen.

What it means: You will need to retest as soon as possible to confirm if you have a positive or negative result. This type of result is more likely to re-test positive, although the probability is low.


Test not performed with unsatisfactory reasoning codes 1-12

What your results will look like:

What it means: Something went wrong in processing- most often the swab is placed upside down, or you did not blow your nose enough beforehand, resulting in excessive mucus on the swab. You can look for the exact reason in your test result and how to solve this problem on this page:

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