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By Lexington Howe
Staff Writer 

CT scans can detect COVID-19

 

Last updated 1/27/2021 at 2:08pm

CT machine

Village News/Courtesy photo

Universal Imaging Centers in Fallbrook can provide same day appointments, with a radiological report in a day after the scan takes place.

An alternative to a swab test for COVID-19 is a CT scan which can be done at Universal Imaging Centers. Anke Ciling operates the Fallbrook location.

"I was born and raised in Germany, came over here due to my husband, but I used to work for an orthopedic surgeon," Ciling said. "I did perform myself x-rays and I assisted with surgeries and intakes and made casts and such. So I have a large medical background I would say."

For patients unsure if they have COVID-19, they can be referred to Universal Imaging Centers.

"The patient needs to go to the doctor, primary or clinic, wherever the pati...



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