This test uses a protocol similar to the ones defined by the US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). It has been extensively validated globally for the detection of the virus that causes COVID-19, known as SARS-CoV-2.
We are prioritising our lab capacity for the NHS, governments and private employees to get their staff back to work but have a strictly limited number of individual tests kits available to pilot or trial the service.
Due to the recent government guidelines on sample handling (guidelines) and to ensure the safety of all personnel involved in the sample handling and processing, we deliver all samples through courier services.
There are three outcomes possible from the testing.