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1)     About Reservation and Test Procedure


1.1.  How do I make an appointment?

Please visit our website at to make online reservations and pay for the test service.

1.2. What kind of testing service is provided? How long does it take to get my testing report? 

We offer Monkeypox PCR Test  - price: $155.00.  Monkeypox rtPCR Test is a nucleic acid-based test for the monkeypox virus. Normally the testing report will be available the same day of the test.

1.3. What are the business hours for the Monkeypox PCR Test? Do we provide service on weekends/holidays?


The test time for Monkeypox PCR Test is Monday through Saturday 12:30PM-3:00PM.  For the purpose of better service, we accept reservations on holidays. 


1.4. Where do I take my test?


Please take the tests at our only official clinical lab, located at 160 E Tasman Dr. STE 115, San Jose, CA 95134. The lab is located near the parking lot at the back of the building.



1.5. Please tell me the exact procedure to make a reservation. Is there anything I should bring and prepare before my ride to the testing spot?


(1) Please visit our website to make the online reservation at . We suggest our customers pay online with credit cards, including Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Paying with a debit card online may cause problems due to the daily limitation. If you are ordering a testing service for multiple people or others, please fill out the name and birthday of the people who are going to have the test in the comment section. After the payment, you will receive a confirmation page with your Order ID.  Please print out the confirmation page and bring it on your way to the test location.


(2) Go to on Patient Registration to fill out your personal information. If there are multiple people being tested in one order, you will need to fill out the form for each person. Please fill out the form in English and make sure you entered the correct email address.  After completing this patient registration form, you will receive a confirmation page with your patient ID.  Please write down or print out the patient ID and bring it on your way to the test location.

After getting tested on the test day, you will receive a token, which is used to download the report at the same link provided above. Again, please make sure the following information is accurate when you fill out the pre-registration as the information will be printed on your report: Name (make sure it is consistent with that on the passport/ID), birthday, gender, phone number (US), address (US) and ethnicity.


(3) On the day of the test, please bring (1) your ID, (2) the appointment confirmation (refer to (1)), and (3) your patient ID (refer to (2)).  Our staff will check your identity before giving the tests.


(4) All customers must wear masks and other PPE.


1.6. What is the exact test procedure?


(1) Please arrive at our test lab 10 minutes before your reservation time:  160 E Tasman Dr, STE 115, San Jose, CA 95134. Your destination is a building called QBay. Please drive to the back of the building and our professional staff will give you further instructions.   Please be prepared to possibly wait in a line.


(2) Please provide your order number (in confirmation page) and patient number (from patient registration), as well as your ID to our staff. After checking your identity, you will wait in line for tests.


(3) Please check your mail from, which will contain your information to download the reports. If you did not receive the email, please double check your spam and trash folders. For each test, you will receive two emails for this specific test: First, after taking the test, you will receive an email with the subject “Your test order has been received”. The email  will contain the token you need to download the report (refer to 1.7(2)). Second, after the report is ready (usually at 7:00 to 9:00 PM), you will receive a second email with the subject “Your results have been released and are ready to report”. Please use your token as instructed above to download the report, which is in PDF format.  If you do not receive the second email, please directly use the token contained in the first email to download your report at the planned report time. The downloading website is:


1.7. Is there anything else that I need to know?


In order to accelerate the queue, please remember:


(1) Fill out pre-registration in advance (reference to 1.7(2)). You will be skipped in the line until you have finished the registration. 


(2) We do not have a drive-through service, since we need to collect your venous blood sample. Please park your car, which is free, and wait in the line. Make sure to keep a social distance of 6 feet outside the building.


(3) Our staff will show you into the building and take tests.


(4) After taking the tests, take photos if needed.


(5) Please go back to your car and leave the building.


1.8. Can I reschedule or cancel my order? Is there a fee for making a change on the reservation?


Once you have reserved the time slot, no one else can reserve it. Please be cautious when choosing the time slot. If accidents happen, we do provide free rescheduling, but charge an extra 15% service fee on cancellation through email and phone. Please notice that by ordering the service, you have understood and agreed to our reschedule and cancellation policies described above.


1.9. How can I check my order after a successful reservation? Will I receive another email?


You will not receive an email other than the confirmation email after you have paid for the services. 


1.10. Why can I not check my orders after registering an account and paying for the tests?


Apostle Diagnostics uses an ordering system from a third party.  The system will show the order in your account only if you registered the account before placing the orders. As long as you receive your order numbers in the email, you have successfully made a reservation. If you insist on checking the order, you are more than welcome to call our customer service number (1-888-992-7678) by providing your name and email address.


1.11. Why did I get charged twice for the tests?


Multiple charges happen if you refresh your webpage while filling out your payment information or have accidently clicked multiple times on your orders. You can ask for a full refund on the overcharged part by calling our customer service number(1-888-992-7678).


1.12. What payment method do you accept? Does Apostle Diagnostics accept any kind of insurance including FSA, HSA, etc.?


Currently, we only accept the following payment method: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American ExpressYou may submit your payment receipt to your insurance company to request reimbursement after you have had the tests.  It is subject to your insurance plan to decide if you will be reimbursed for the costs.

2)     About the Monkeypox Test


2.1. What is Monkeypox?


Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus is part of the same family of viruses as variola virus, the virus that causes smallpox. Monkeypox symptoms are similar to smallpox symptoms, but milder, and monkeypox is rarely fatal. Monkeypox is not related to chickenpox.

For more information about monkeypox, please visit the US CDC website:


2.2. Monkeypox symptoms


People with monkeypox get a rash that may be located on or near the genitals (penis, testicles, labia, and vagina) or anus (butthole) and could be on other areas like the hands, feet, chest, face, or mouth.

The rash will go through several stages, including scabs, before healing.

The rash can initially look like pimples or blisters and may be painful or itchy.


2.3. When to Get Tested

If you think you have monkeypox or have had close personal contact with someone who has monkeypox, consider taking precautions and visit a healthcare provider to help you decide if you need to be tested for monkeypox.

Monkeypox rtPCR Test is a nucleic acid-based test for the monkeypox virus. The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method is considered the "gold standard" for the detection and is characterized by rapid detection, high sensitivity, and specificity.

3)     About the Service


3.1. What are the specific terms of your service?


Please be sure to read, understand, and agree to our relevant terms of service before paying for registration. Our relevant terms of service are here:


In particular, please read, understand, and agree to the cancellation service and refund terms (including 15% cancellation fee). Please read, understand, and agree to the informed consent form for the service, including voluntary testing, the possibility of false positives and false negatives and the related potential risks and benefits, expenses, and release of liability clauses. Please read, understand, and agree to the clauses that the test results will be submitted to the government agency.


When you register, schedule an appointment, and order on the website, this means that you have read, understood, and agreed to the terms of service in detail. If you do not understand or agree to any terms of service, please leave this website immediately, do not pay or register, and stop using our services.



3.2. As a testing agency, what measures have you taken to reduce the risk of cross-infection during testing and protect public health?


Apostle Diagnostics has taken a series of measures to protect the safety of the tested population, reduce the risk of cross-infection, and protect the public interest:


(1) It is required that all persons tested must wear personal safety protective equipment. During the whole process of testing, personal safety protective equipment shall not be removed (except for nasopharyngeal swab testing).


(2) Persons wait in an open, outdoor area for the test to be carried out. There are professional staff on site to maintain order and ensure a healthy and safe distance of at least 2 meters (6 feet) between families and personnel.


(3) All the tested persons are required to observe the health and safety distance, observe the order of the site, and must not speak to people from other households unless necessary while on site.


(4) The tested person is required to return to the car and leave immediately after completing the test.


(5) Apostle Diagnostics strictly implements the testing methods authorized by the FDA in accordance with the testing standards and procedures, implementation of testing and reporting. No changes will be made to the testing process and results. The test report will be based on strict scientific standards and will not be affected by any factors other than scientific standards. In order to protect the interests of the public, positive cases will not be re-examined. It is recommended that positive cases immediately contact the family doctor to obtain medical help.


(6) After testing each subject, staff members properly handle the disposable sampling equipment. After the daily testing is over, the test environment is fully disinfected. A professional medical waste company will carry out disinfection and treatment of medical waste.


(7) We conduct daily internal testing and monitoring on staff. As frontline medical personnel, staff have begun to take the vaccine in accordance with California government regulations. Thereby reducing the risk of cross-infection and protecting the health of the tested and the public.


3.3. Will you submit test reports to relevant government agencies?


Due to the special nature of Monkeypox testing, the test report will be submitted to relevant government agencies in accordance with relevant laws and requirements, including: county government, state government, and CDC.

Please note that by submitting appointments and orders on the website, it means that you have read, understood, and agreed to the terms of submission of the above test reports to government agencies.