Coronavirus testing

Covid 19

If you suspect you have symptoms of covid-19 and would like to discuss effective management of the illness, please don’t hesitate to contact us

This highly infectious virus is passed on through droplets from an infected person. It is believed that around 50% of people carrying an active COVID-19 virus do not display symptoms which is one reason it has spread so quickly. Also, symptoms vary from person to person.

Covid Symptoms

Some people only have a cough or a fever while others may suffer from a sore throat or lose their sense of taste or smell.

The only way to know for sure if you have or have had coronavirus COVID-19 is through testing.

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Coronavirus testing @ PGP

PCR swab test

The Cov-2 RT-PCR antigen swab ( Use from day 2 onwards, measures viral load) for CV-19 is used for early diagnosis form day 2 of symptoms and is mainly only positive in the first 2 weeks of infection. It is a throat or nasal swab test.


This shows whether you may be recovering from Covid-19 & whether you have some current immunity. The results are shown as positive, negative or borderline.

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