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Screening Tests for COVID-19

IASO having a long-standing experience in diagnosis and prevention is at your side to respond to COVID-19, by offering:

 

Molecular Test SARS CoV-2 RNA (PCR) (covid-19) 60€
Coronavirus SARS-Cov-2
antibody test 50€

* Sample collection and analysis is included in the quoted prices

 


1. Molecular Test SARS CoV-2 RNA (PCR) (covid-19)

The Molecular Diagnosis Department of IASO has the latest equipment (COBAS-Z ROCHE) and highly skilled staff to cover reliably the increased need for the elaboration of molecular tests for SARS CoV-2 RNA (PCR) (covid-19).

Testing is simple and without particular delay. Skilled staff collect oropharyngeal samples using flocked swabs, which are placed in a special transport kit. It is always accompanied by the form required by National Public Health Organization (NPHO), completed by the competent doctor.

The test is completed within 24 hours from the delivery of the samples by the laboratory.

 

Testing Procedure

Tests samples are taken every day from Monday to Friday, 11:00 to 14:00, in a specifically designed area (ISOBOX), without appointment.

At IASO Children’s Hospital, patients come without appointment at the Emergency Outpatient Department, all days and hours.

Every person being examined must wear mask and keep distances, during his/ her stay at the testing area

 

2. Coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 antibody test

The blood serum test identifying IgG and IgM antibodies for coronavirus SARS-Cov-2, takes place at the Central Laboratories of IASO.

The development of antibodies depends on the severity of the infection and the immunological state of each organism. The result of antibody testing must be considered very carefully for immunocompromised persons. Antibody testing should not be used to diagnose the virus, but it offers clear evidence of infection.

 

Testing Procedure

Test are taken every day, from Monday to Friday, 11:00-14:00, at -2 floor of IASO, without appointment.

 

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