Covid-19 Lab Tests

We perform all kinds of COVID-19 lab tests

There are multiple types of tests for COVID-19 that can be used to detect active infection or to detect past infection or immunization.

COVID-19 testing can be used for diagnosis, screening, or monitoring:

  • Diagnosis is testing for COVID-19 in people who have shown symptoms of the disease.
  • Screening is testing in people who have not shown symptoms. For COVID-19, screening is often done for people who have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive.
  • Monitoring is a method of follow-up to determine if a person who was previously diagnosed with COVID-19 continues to test positive.

Another role of testing is looking for indications of a prior infection with SARS-CoV-2 or prior immunization. This is known as serological or antibody testing.

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Doctor perform PCR test in MIC

List of COVID-19 Tests

Test NameDetectsSampleReporting TimeWhere to give sample?
Conventional PCRViral nucleic acid (RNA)Swab24 hoursMain Lab, Home Sampling
Rapid PCRViral nucleic acid (RNA)Swab4 hoursMain Lab, Home Sampling
Pre-Flight PCR for TravelViral nucleic acid (RNA)Swab12 hoursMain Lab, Home Sampling
COVID-19 Spike Protein AntibodyAntibodies against viral proteinBlood24 hoursMain Lab and all centers
COVID-19 IgGAntibodies against viral proteinBlood24 hoursMain Lab and all centers
COVID-19 IgMAntibodies against viral proteinBlood24 hoursMain Lab and all centers
Rapid Antigen TestViral proteinSwab30 minutesAirport(s)