NOW AVAILABLE:

 

1.  CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 INFECTION SWAB -  £ 200 (includes consultation)

Throat and Nasal Swab Test:  (for current symptoms) £200 including telephone consultation with GP. 

Test undertaken 1-5 days from onset of symptoms. Results take 2 days.

Consultations are essential for interpretation in conjunction with clinical history and all kits sent to your home address.

 

2.  ANTIBODY TESTING - Finger prick blood test  -  £120 

 

Antibody Test:  (confirmation of previous infection) £120, including telephone consultation with GP.  

We use the Abbotts Coronavirus antibody test, which has been approved by Public Health England. This requires a venous sample (normal blood test) - we can come to your home to take a blood sample, at an additional visit cost of £95. 

NOTE: We are currenlty not providng home testing kits. 

 

Taken 21 days following exposure or onset of symptoms.   Results take 24 hours.

 

Most patients who recover from Coronavirus have been found to produce antibodies.  It is not yet known if an individual with a positive result (showing presence of IgG levels following infection with SARS-CoV-2) will be protected, either fully or partially, from future infection, or for how long protective immunity may last. The result must be interpreted within the concept of the clinical history.

 

All results with be given by GP over the phone. 

Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital

Shenfield Road, Brentwood  CM15 8EH 

07875 702 641

01277 695 732

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