About testing

What are the different types of COVID-19 tests?
PCR Testing is the most sensitive test that is currently available, able to detect active infection some days before the patient is infectious or symptomati...
Fri, 18 Jun, 2021 at 10:06 AM
What is the test accuracy ?
Our test standards are measured by sensitivity and specificity.  Sensitivity relates to a test’s ability to detect whether someone is infected with the vir...
Fri, 18 Jun, 2021 at 10:07 AM
If I have recently had the vaccine, will this cause a positive test result?
The vaccine will not cause a positive on a COVID-19 viral test, such as PCR, LAMP and antigen. However an individual may test positive for the antibody test...
Fri, 18 Jun, 2021 at 10:07 AM
I have previously had COVID-19 infection. Could I still test positive if I have a PCR test?
The remnants of the virus causing COVID-19 infection can be detected by PCR test for up to 90 days after infection. During this time you may get a positive ...
Fri, 18 Jun, 2021 at 10:07 AM
How are tests performed?
We have a number of tests available both at test centres and for self test: Lamp - This test uses nasal swabs which will take less than 2 minutes to obt...
Wed, 8 Sep, 2021 at 1:10 PM
What can I expect at the testing centre?
Here is a short video of one of our testing centres Key words: Test Centre
Fri, 18 Jun, 2021 at 10:11 AM
When do I get my Pre-Return Unsupervised Photo Antigen Self-Test results?
All negative results will receive a digital Fit to Travel certificate. Your certificate will be emailed within 2 hours of your submission, providing you upl...
Thu, 26 Aug, 2021 at 2:19 PM