Covid-19 PCR Test
The Covid-19 PCR test, also known as an antigen test, is used to detect virus RNA in patients. This shows if there is active infection with Coronavirus.
The Covid-19 PCR test is nose and throat swab used to detect SARS-CoV-2. This is a highly accurate test for detecting if there is active infection with Coronavirus. The laboratory reports a minimum sensitivity of 98% and specificity of 100% with this test. This is available for self-sample collection. The sample will be taken by yourself. The test is then sent using special tracked paid postage to the laboratory for analysis. The results usually take 24-48 hours from receipt by the laboratory.