INFORMATION FOR SELF-PAYERS SARS-CoV-2 PCR EXAMINATION

10. července 2020

CONDITIONS OF THE EXAMINATION

  • The candidate must be healthy (without symptoms of COVID-19), must not be quarantined (due to a contact with COVID-19) and cannot have a recent history of a risky contact with a positive person.
  • He/she will fill the application form for the "Medical Certificate" of the result of the PCR test of SARS-CoV-2 via simple e-mail. The application form is available at the sampling point or at the Olomouc University Hospital website. The certificate can also be picked up personally at the sampling point.
  • Administrative processing and sampling will take place at the sampling point of the Olomouc University Hospital (building F2, Department of Allergology and Clinical Immunology - side entrance).
  • The price of the examination is set at CZK 1,756 in accordance with the Bulletin of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic No. 6/2020.
  • Only cashless payment via a payment card at the payment terminal at the sampling point is allowed.
  • Opening hours for self-payers:

Monday to Friday 12.30 - 14.30
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

RESULT OF THE EXAMINATION

  • In case of a negative test result, you will receive an SMS within 24 hours of the sampling.*
  • If the result of the examination is positive, you will not receive an SMS message
    and you will be contacted by the staff of the regional hygiene station and provided with further information.
  • You will be able to download the medical certificate within 24 hours of sampling at covidlab.cz after entering your personal identification number and an access code, which you will be provided via an SMS.
  • Do not contact the sampling point with any questions about the result of the examination; instead, call the Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine (see contact details below).

CONTACT DETAILS

  • Information about sample collection - sampling point of the Olomouc University Hospital: 739 598 026 (during opening hours).
  • Information about the result of the examination - Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine: 585 632 161 (Monday-Friday 8:00 -14:00).
  • In the case of a bulk company order, please contact Bc. Petra Štefanová, phone 588 443 126 or e-mail address Petra.Stefanova@fnol.cz who will discuss the details of the order with you. 

*  Please, note: In a small percentage of examined samples, the result may be non-evaluable due to a non-standard course of the reaction and it will be necessary to repeat the whole examination (not the sampling procedure). In this case, the time until the final confirmation and provision of the result may be 24 hours longer.