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FAQs

FAQs

Will I get a PCR certificate for travel?
Yes, we will provide certificate/pathology report for travel at no additional cost. This include the type of test (PCR) date and time the sample was received and processed by our UKAS registered laboratory.
The certificate is also stamped and signed by the pathologist who has processed your results.

What is the PCR test for?
A PCR test looks for the presence of genetic material from the COVID-19 virus within a swab or saliva sample. These tests are commonly referred to as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests. Antigen tests look for parts of the virus.

Do you offer a same day service?
We offer an express test. This would enable you to get your results by 5am the following day. Please contact us to find out any more information.

I have symptoms, can I be tested?
Unfortunately, we are not performing tests for those who have symptoms of COVID-19.

Are these tests approved by Public Health England (PHE)?
Yes, these tests are approved by PHE and are 99.9% accurate. PHE approval and review on the tests we use can be found on the governments website.

Why should I do a PCR test?
Many countries and airlines are requiring all those travelling to show evidence of a PCR test from a registered laboratory before they travel. We provide PCR travel certificates or Fit-to-fly certificates within 24 or 48 hours depending on your requirements.

How do I pay?
Please call 01895 671717 to arrange your appointment and make payment. Alternatively, you can fill out our contact form below and we will give you a call,
We will need to ask questions around your current symptoms to ensure that you have no COVID-19 symptoms before you are tested.

When will I get my results?
Guaranteed results by email within 24-48 hours
Emergency testing is also available Please note for Sunday appointment your results will be sent via email before 9.30PM the next day for our 24hr service.

What is the difference between PCR and antibody testing?‚Äč
PCR tests involves analysing a sample collected from deep inside the nose or the back of the throat by a swab or the sample might be saliva or other fluid.
Antibody tests looks for the presence of antibodies (produced by people with the virus to counteract the virus) against COVID-19 virus.
Further advice on PCR & Antibody testing can be found on the government website here

Our Test sites

 LONDON CORONA TEST CENTRE
66 Park Way
Ruislip
HA4 8NR
 01895 671717
 tests@londoncoronatestcentre.com

 STICKLAND PHARMACY
The Arcade 6 South Kensington
Underground Station
London SW7 2NA
  01895 671717
 tests@londoncoronatestcentre.com