Medicspot Test Kit

Order your COVID-19 PCR kits today

What’s in the test kit?

  • One swab (some kits come with a spare)
  • A sample tube containing a transport medium, which is a liquid that helps stabilise the swab whilst it’s transported to the lab
  • A clear re-sealable bag
  • A box to return your sample in
  • Registration instructions to register your home test kit
  • Sample and kit return instructions
  • A pre-paid Royal Mail return label
  • A postal return bag

 

 

What are the different tests for COVID-19?

RT-PCR Swab Test

  • Most common and accurate test
  • Nose / Throat swab
  • Tests for current infection
  • 1-2 day turnaround

Antigen Test

  • Point of care testing, not as accurate as RT-PCR
  • Nose / Throat swab
  • Tests for current infection
  • Results in minutes

Antibody Test

  • Blood test for IgG +/- IgM
  • Tests for past infection