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Test Identifier Information

 
Method

RT-PCR

Swab Identification Guide

External PriceContact Canterbury Health Laboratories on +64 3 364 0484 or email Labinfo.
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

For reports to valid for entry requirements to most countries it is critical that the following information is provided on the referral form. Failure to comply may result in the travelling individual being denied their flight and/or entry to their destination.

On the referral form please provide:

1. Collection date and time.

2. Flight details (date and time).

3. Ensure full name and DOB matches with the passport.

 

Patient SpecimenRespiratory Viral Swab in Transport Medium,
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Virology
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Contact Phone Number3640484
Additional Information

Anyone requiring a pre-travel COVID-19 test should contact their General Practitioner (GP) or one of Christchurch's Urgent Care Centre's (24 Hour Surgery, Moorhouse Medical or Riccarton Clinic) to arrange testing.

The cost of a pre-travel COVID-19 test is at the discretion of whichever facility you choose.

Results are typically available within 48hrs.


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