COVID-19 testing for individuals and communities
Learn more about different COVID-19 testing options so you can choose one that suits your needs and circumstances
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Philippine Airport Diagnostic Laboratory offers COVID-19 RT-PCR, Antigen Rapid and
Antibodies Rapid test. You can book your walk-in or drive-thru appointment, home service appointment or request a
corporate quotation below.
Types of COVID-19 Tests We Offer
This test detects the virus. A submicroscopic infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of an organism.
RT-PCR results clearly tells if you are infected with SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease.
RT-PCR sample is collected with a swab from the inside of the nose or from the throat, places likely to have the virus that causes COVID-19.
RT-PCR results can be released in 12, 24 and 48 hours - depending on the result validity you require.
Ideal for people looking for a gold standard COVID-19 Test
Antigen Rapid Test
This test detects the virus antigens. Antigens are the molecular structures on the surface of viruses. These are recognized by the immune system and are capable of triggering an immune response or antibody production.
Antigen Rapid Test results can tell if you are infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease.
Antigen Rapid Test sample is collected with a swab from the inside of the nose, a place likely to have the virus that causes COVID-19.
Antigen Rapid Test results are released in 30 mins.
Antigen Rapid Test is ideal for people looking for quality result without compromising speed of results delivery, convenience and cost.
It is perfect for screening large groups of people that may have to be tested several times.
Most businesses use Antigen Rapid test to screen all the employees, conducting also a RT-PCR test only to those employees that have tested positive.
Antibody Rapid Test
This type of test detects the antibodies. An antibody is a large, Y-shaped protein produced mainly by plasma cells that is used by the immune system to neutralize pathogens such as bacteria and viruses.
It detects 2 kinds of Antibodies:
IgM which is present when you are infected and IgG which is present when you have been infected in the past.
Antibody Rapid Test results can tell if:
(a) you are infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease (b) If you have been infected in the past or (c) if you have developed the antibodies.
We look for the antibodies presence in the blood. We use whole blood and it is extracted directly from the vein as the reliability of the results improve significantly over capillary blood prick.
Antibody Rapid Test results are released in 30 mins.
Antibody Rapid test is ideal for those looking for a fast, convenient and cost effective Covid-19 test.
Suitable for screening large groups of people that may have to be tested several times.
Most businesses use Antibodies Rapid test to screen all the employees, conducting also a RT-PCR test only to those employees that have tested positive on IgM antibody.
Drive-Thru and Walk-In
Our Drive-Thru and Walk-In services are available in our Pasay City facility, Clark Airport and NAIA T1 & T3 Arrivals.
You can come to our facility on a first-come-first-serve basis or schedule an appointment by clicking below.
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Our home service was made available to cater to household and organization group testing.
A minimum headcount of three (3) is required to avail of this service available for both RT-PCR tests, Antigen Rapid and Antibody Rapid Tests.