COVID-19 Antibody Testing Now Available!
Parkhill Health are now pleased to offer COVID-19 antibody tests to the general public to show whether you have come into contact with coronavirus or not.
You will need to be free from Coronavirus symptoms before you can book an appointment.
Antibody testing is key to the government’s response to the virus and is likely to become an important factor in planning for the future, seeing elderly relatives, and returning to work.
Once we have you booked in the test takes around 10 minutes for one of our team to take a sample of your blood.Results from the test are provided on the same day as your appointment!
Why should I book a coronavirus (COVID-19) antibody test?
- The only method currently approved for antibody testing is for a clinician to take a blood sample
- Get a result same day!
- You’ll have access to our nurse helpline should you have further questions or concerns
- One transparent price includes the test and follow up advice
What does the test entail?
What test do we use?
Parkhill Health Care Medical do not compromise on quality, which is why we are using the Abbott antibody test. This is the test approved by Public Health England and CE marked. The test is extremely accurate with a sensitivity (true positive rate) of 93.5% and a specificity (true negative rate) of 100%.
If I have the antibodies will I be immune from getting COVID-19 in the future?
Will it tell me if I have Coronavirus?
How long after having symptoms can I have the antibody test?
The advice is to wait at least 14 days after having had any COVID-19 symptoms before having the antibody test. This is to help ensure the accuracy of the test.
How accurate is the test?
Is it safe to visit the Clinic for my test?
- staggered appointment times,
- patients to attend appointments alone
- screens at reception,
- social distance markers,
- pre-screening of our patients,
- hand sanitisers throughout the building.
- PPE available for our staff.
How do I book an appointment?
How much does the test cost?
Parkhill Health Care Medical are charging £50 for the COVID-19 antibody test. This is competitively priced for a professional test in a safe and caring environment.