COVID-19
PCR Swab Test

The PCR swab, uses samples from the back of the nose and throat to detect current, active coronavirus infection with very high accuracy.

COVID 19 TESTING

COVID-19 PCR Swab Test

From £120

Overview

The PCR swab uses samples from the back of the nose and throat to detect current, active coronavirus infection with very high accuracy. Results are analysed in an accredited medical laboratory and delivered within 24 hours of receiving your sample.

Infection with SARS-CoV-2, an RNA virus, is diagnosed using reverse-transcriptase PCR. The assays used are highly accurate and show a minimum sensitivity of 98% and a specificity of 100%, with no cross-reactivity with other viruses.

PCR Test Kit

The EffectDoctors™ team are working hard to ensure we keep as many people safe during the COVID-19 pandemic as possible.

Postal Kit – £120

Call –  020 7305 7608

Email – info@effectdoctors.com

 

VIP service – £120 (+ Fee for nurse visit*)

Take the hassle out of this whole process and have us do it for you. The test will be brought to you and performed by a nurse who will assist you with all of the documentation in person.

Call –  020 7305 7608

Email – info@effectdoctors.com

*Each time you require a nurse to visit you at home a £120 charge is applicable for Zone 1-2 London. Zone 3-4 has a surcharge of £50 extra (total £170), zone 5-6 has a surcharge of £100 extra (total £220), please enquire for pricing to other parts of the UK.

Government Listed Private Provider

UKAS Accredited (22526

CQC Certified

Public health England evaluated

CE marked test

More information on our

PCR Tests

We endeavour to have all results back in within 24 hours of receiving your sample at the lab. To help speed up the process you can download your test results from our online dashboard.

Our postal PCR kits all come with pre-paid return postage so there are no hidden fees. If you need your results back quicker then you can drop your test into our lab or we can arrange a private courier (at an additional fee).

The tests all come with easy to follow instructions and if you need our help we have 24 hour a day customer service professionals standing by.

The PCR swab uses samples from the back of the nose and throat to detect current, active coronavirus infection with very high accuracy. In addition, this test can also identify viruses that can cause similar symptoms such as influenza and the common cold viruses.

This PCR swab test is suitable for those that have current or recent symptoms or those that have come into contact with an individual who may have COVID-19.

Testing allows for early detection of the virus.

 

Once you have your test

Kit Activation Instructions

A bar code and pin is attached to each kit which is activated via our customer portal.

Activating your PCR test kit via mobile phone is not recommended, customers are advised to use google chrome on a laptop or desktop. The five boxes on the customer dashboard for activation should be filled with the date (day/month/year), and time (hour/minutes). This should be done in 24hr format.

1. Access the portal https://kitactivation.coronafocus.app/#/

2. Use the barcode and the pin to activate your kits, complete the declaration form and insert the sample taken date/time. If you do not complete the self- declaration info or label the sample date incorrectly, the auto certificate will not be sent and you will have to contact Effect Doctors to manually complete this on the portal.

3. Enter date and time the swab is taken to enable lab processing

4. Enable automatic sending of certificates. All details must be filled out and a valid email address must have been assigned in the persons tab.Go to the SETTINGS > Enable AUTOMATIC SENDING OF CERTIFICATES > Enable AUTOMATIC SENDING OF CERTIFICATES TO THIRD PARTIES. The tick box only needs to be ticked the first time. Once the slider is blue and on then it is enabled.

 

Additional

Medical Information

The PCR swab uses samples from the back of the nose and throat to detect current, active coronavirus infection with very high accuracy. Results are analysed in a UKAS accredited medical laboratory and delivered within 48 hours.

Infection with SARS-CoV-2, an RNA virus, is diagnosed using reverse-transcriptase PCR. The assays used are highly accurate and show a minimum sensitivity of 98% and a specificity of 100%, with no cross-reactivity with other viruses.