COVID-19 Film Testing


We are the preferred collecting and performing laboratory in Albuquerque. Using Southwest Labs streamlines turnaround times and reduce production testing costs.

At Southwest Labs we offer a full suite of COVID-19 services that can help you stay protected and compliant throughout the pandemic. We offer three testing options including the COVID-19 Antigen, PCR, and Express PCR. We also offer mobile testing services for movie productions along with compliance and COVID-19 safety programs.


COVID-19 Antigen

  • Detects an ACTIVE infection
  • Same day results, within 1 hour
  • Nasal swab
  • May need confirmation


  • Detects an ACTIVE infection
  • Results available 48-72+ hrs
  • Gold standard for COVID-19 testing
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab

COVID-19 Express PCR

  • Detects an ACTIVE infection
  • Express Next Day Results
  • Gold standard for COVID-19 testing
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab

New Mexico Owned & Operated

Southwest Labs has been New Mexico owned and operated since 2017 as a clinical reference laboratory.

Tax Credit Qualified Company

By keeping your spending in New Mexico, your business with us can be used as a NM tax credit.

CLIA/COLA Accredited Lab

Southwest Labs is an accredited laboratory, ensuring you get the best testing. 

NM Film Office Preferred Vendor

Southwest Labs works closely with the film industry to ensure the best service for our clients.

NM Department of Health Compliant 

Southwest Labs is integrated with the NMDOH system to be compliant with all resulting policies. 


Southwest Labs now offers mobile COVID-19 testing options for movie productions in New Mexico. Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Southwest Labs allows movie productions to ELIMINATE the middleman and get their laboratory testing needs done directly through the lab. This Saves you Time and Money. Our convenient onsite testing gets processed quickly in our local laboratory to ensure you have peace of mind in getting back to work.


Mobile/ Onsite Testing

Mobile onsite collections makes it easier for your crew to get tested and get back to filming.

Wellness Testing

Take advantage of our wellness testing without a doctor’s order or the use of insurance. Ensure the health of your crew.

Drug Testing

Testing services complement any organization’s drug testing protocols and provide added safety & compliance.