PCR Antigen Swab Tests
Swab test to see if you have the virus now.
Sensitivity 98%, Specificity 100%
Sample analysis undertaken by The Doctors Laboratory London (a UKAS accredited laboratory).
Results usually available within 2 days of the sample arriving at the laboratory.
Innermost Healthcare offers PCR tests in the following circumstances:
- if you need a test for medical, dental, health or social care reasons
- if you need a test before medical or dental surgery
- if you need a test for work purposes
- if you need a test for school or education reasons
- to confirm a positive rapid antigen test result
Where there is a strong clinical suspicion of an early COVID-19 infection but a negative PCR result, then repeat sampling should be considered 24-48 hours later.