PCR TEST FOR TRAVEL OXFORD
Private Same Day Covid-19 PCR Tests in Oxford
UNFORTUNATELY THIS VENUE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED. THE CLOSEST VENUES ARE BRIZE NORTON OR BANBURY. FOR BRIZE NORTON PLEASE CALL THE PRACTICE TO ORGANISE AN APPOINTMENT. WE CAN STILL OFFER LATERAL FLOW ANTIGEN HOME SELF-TEST KITS
Covid-19 PCR Tests For Travel Oxford
open seven days a week for pcr testing
The Guildhall practice offers private Covid-19 PCR Tests For Travel in Oxford. Therefore, you can now organise your Covid-19 test and the fit-to-fly travel certificate on your doorstep. The Guildhall Practice uses UKAS accredited laboratories. Consequently, our Covid-19 PCR fit-to-fly certificates are valid for both international travel and immigration.
Many countries currently require travelers to prove that they do not have coronavirus. However, the travel regulations are different in every country, and they also change frequently.
If you book your Same-Day PCR Covid-19 test in Oxford you will receive your results in the evening. We also offer a Next-Day option for the PCR Covid-19 test in Oxford. Simply book your Covid-19 PCR test for travel in Oxford appointment online or call to speak to a receptionist on 0121 441 2626
TEST TO TRAVEL VENUE OXFORD
Oxford Rugby Football Club,
North Hinksey Lane,
Oxford OX2 0NA
Please Note. UNFORTUNATELY THIS VENUE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED
SAME-DAY / NEXT-DAY PCR TEST RESULTS
OFFICIAL FIT TO FLY CERTIFICATE
TEST TO RELEASE FROM QUARANTINE
UKAS APPROVED LABORATORY
RT-PCR Tests (We offer RT-PCR tests)
PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests are the gold standard in Covid-19 testing. It is a laboratory method that detects the specific viral genetic material called RNA. PCR tests are very accurate, however, they take time to process.
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a guildhall staff member will meet you at the venue in one of our testing vans
they will guide you through the testing process and DELIVER your sample TO THE LAB
RESULTS WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU ON THE SAME DAY OR NEXT DAY
ABOUT THE COVID PCR TEST FOR TRAVEL
If you are planning a trip abroad, you will likely require a PCR test for travel as proof that you are fit to fly.
The PCR swab test takes samples from the back of your throat and nose to detect any Covid-19 virus.
The laboratory test then identifies the presence of the RNA genetic material of Covid-19. It is highly sensitive and will identify if you have an active infection even if you are not experiencing any symptoms.
Importantly, we use a UKAS approved and accredited laboratories. We determine from your booking questionnaire where you are travelling to, and we will use an appropriate laboratory for you. Our certificates are recognised worldwide.
What is UKAS?
What does the laboratory process for covid-19 rt-pcr testing involve?
The RT-PCR test is a highly sensitive technique that can be used to detect the messenger RNA (mRNA), genetic material, that is unique to the covid-19 virus.
It takes about 4 hours for the laboratory to process each sample. It is an incredibly sensitive test which is why it is regarded as being the 'Gold-Standard' in Covid-19 testing.
The sample load from your throat and nose contains only a very tiny amount of viral genetic material. Unfortunately, not enough to reliably test for.
The RT-PCR process amplifies the amount genetic material to a much larger volume; which can then be detected.
the two-stage lab process.
- Reverse transcription, the 'RT' part. This is where the RNA we have retrieved from the throat and nose is synthesised to form complementary DNA, (cDNA).
- Polymerase chain reaction (PCR). This is where the specific cDNA goes through a series of amplifications, eventually creating a quantity of viral load that can be reliably detected.
RT-PCR is a technique that had previously been successfully used to measure the viral load with HIV patients and other RNA viruses such as mumps and measles.
We hand deliver all of our samples to the laboratory in order to ensure that your results are returned to you on time.
are your covid-19 pcr tests approved?
Yes. The PCR tests that we use have been accredited with UKAS, the regulatory body for laboratories in the UK.
They are the gold-standard in Covid testing.
Your certificate will be recognised worldwide.
There are particular regulations for some countries. We always request the details of where you are flying to, and we will inform you whenever we are aware of particular requirements for us to use certain labs.
what happens if i test positive for covid-19
We will inform you in the unfortunate event that you test positive for COVID-19. The laboratory will also inform Public Health England's track and trace.
Unfortunately, you will not be able to travel, and you will have to self isolate yourself.
Your insurance company might cover the cost of canceling your trip. A Which survey found that 50% of travel insurance covers the costs of a canceled trip in the event that you are diagnosed with Covid-19.
Do you offer PCR Test for Travel Near Me?
We have many PCR test centres across several counties including the West Midlands, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, East Midlands, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire, Monmouthshire, Somerset, Cheshire and Cardiff. If you cannot find a test centre close to your location on our booking page please still get in touch as we can often call in to make a home visit if travelling through.
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COVID 19 TEST TO RELEASE
fit-to-fly covid-19 PCR test OXFORD
How do I arrange my Covid-19 PCR test for fit-to-fly in Oxford?
Firstly, you should check the latest guidelines and the travel restrictions for your destination country. However, be aware that the regulations are constantly changing.
Secondly, you should ensure that the RT-PCR Covid-19 test is appropriate for your trip.
Finally, Book your test for travel with us within the allotted timeframe at our Oxford location. Currently, the normal guidelines are that the test should be conducted within 72 hours of your travel date.
We can offer a fast Covid-19 PCR Test For Travel in Oxford. Same-day results for £250 or next-day results for £170.
how do i arrange a covid pcr test and travel certificate at the guildhall practice?
Step 1.Search our online portal for an appointment or call the practice to speak with one of our reception staff. Remember, that we offer same-day and next-day PCR covid-19 testing options.
Step 2. Choose a convenient time at one of our clinics. Additionally, you will receive a confirmation email and our online questionnaire.
Step 3. Complete the questionnaire and enter your passport details.
Step 4. Attend one of our clinics. We will take a swab sample from the back of your throat and your nose.
Step 5. We will transport the sample to the UKAS registered laboratory. Afterwards, the sample will undergo the PCR test for the Covid-19 antigen.
Step 6. You will receive the test results via email. Firstly, we can also provide you with a ‘fit-to-fly’ certificate. Alternately, we are able to issue a test-to-release from quarantine certificate.
In the unfortunate event that you test positive, the lab will notify Public Health England. Unfortunately, you will need to self-isolate.
how reliable is your service?
We take our responsibility very seriously.
We know how stressful travelling can be at the best of times.
Therefore, we will do all that we can to make the process of testing as easy as possible.
There are some elements of the process which we have no control over. For example the testing process at the laboratory.
However, you can rest assured that we will do everything we can to ensure that we deliver your certificate on time.
When should i book my covid-19 pcr test?
Most countries require you to take a PCR test within 72 hours of your flight. However, you should check the current regulations for your destination.
We can arrange test result for either the same-day or for the next-day .
We would always recommend that you book the earliest possible appointment available within your testing time-frame.
Holiday travel can be challenging at the best of times, why add the stress of waiting for your test results?
Same-Day PCR Covid-19 Test
Our Express Same-Day Service gives you the peace of mind that everything is sorted. You can then relax and look forward to your holiday!
We are eager to do everything that we can to support you. Therefore, if you are struggling to find an appropriate appointment time please let us know. We are often able to juggle things around to accommodate your needs.
Why not book your Covid-19 tests for travel at one of our clinics? Or call 01214412626
when will i recieve my fit-to-fly certificate?
Firstly, it depends upon which option you choose.
With the Standard option your fit-to-fly certificate will arrive by 22.00 on the following day. However, we also offer same-day results with the Express option where you’ll receive your result by midnight.
We would always advise that you book the earliest possible appointment within your testing time-frame.
Our trained clinicians will check your identification then guide you through the test. The sample will then be taken to the laboratory for testing.
You will receive your full and comprehensive Covid-19 RT-PCR certificate via email as a PDF attachment.
UKAS, the UK Government regulatory body, regulates the activities of the laboratories that we use. Therefore, your fit-to-fly and test-to-release certificates will be recognised worldwide.
book your covid-19 pcr test as early as you can within your 72 timeframe because:
- Firstly, it gives you time to repeat the test in the very occasional event that the result is inconclusive.
- Secondly, it gives you time to organise things in the unfortunate event of a positive test result.
- Finally, it means you can relax and look forward to your holiday once you’ve received your negative result and your travel certificate.