Effective 2nd February 2021, we are pleased to now be able to offer COVID IgM serology testing in conjunction with the COVID PCR testing, for pre-clearance travel as per some specific embassy requirements.
COLLECTION: Specimen collection for these tests is available at Pathlab Waikato and Bay of Plenty collection centres as well as GP clinics in those areas.
APPOINTMENTS: No appointment is required at Pathlab for collection of COVID IgM serology or PCR tests. Collection is available Monday to Friday during normal working hours, Saturday collects in the Waikato need to be before 12pm, Bay of Plenty before 10am.
COST: The COVID IgM serology and PCR tests cost $170 per test, $200 each if collected by Pathlab, inclusive of GST.
RESULTS: COVID IgM serology and PCR test results (for travel purposes only) will be emailed to the traveller by Pathlab. It is imperative to have the patient’s email address clearly written on the request form.
COVID TEST REQUESTS WITHOUT PAYMENT: Non-payment or no indication to invoice the medical centre will mean the COVID test results are not released until payment is received.