TEST / PCR SALIVA SINGLE
At-home, reliable, sensitive
This RT-PCR test detects the presence of the SARS-COV-2 virus in a saliva sample. This individual test is intended for any asymptomatic persons wishing to be screened for their comfort or wishing to travel.
This RT-PCR test allows you from a simple saliva sample to determine if you are a carrier of the SARS-COV-2 virus. Studies show that RT-PCR tests in saliva are as sensitive as in nasopharyngeal swabs.
Our collection kit contains all the necessary material for you to easily collect the sample by yourself, for example at home, and send it back to our laboratory in a secure manner thanks to the prepaid envelope provided. Once received, the material is immediately analyzed. The result of the PCR analysis is validated by our biologists and is returned to you on your secured mybiopassport account via a laboratory report that can be downloaded the same day.
Our laboratory is recognized by the Swiss authorities (Swissmedic) and the laboratory report provided can be used as a certificate for border crossing.
Please be aware that - the laboratory processes samples from Monday to Friday. Please make sure that your sample is received by the laboratory the day after your sample is taken at the latest; - Refer to the legislation in force in the country of your destination to respect any deadlines, e.g. 3 days (72 hours).
If you are in a hurry, we recommend that you send your sample by express mail to the same address as the one on the return envelope with one of the following options: https://www.post.ch/en/sending-parcels/express-and-courier
This product is for a single test on a single individual. For a test on several people collected at the same time, for example a family, a group or in a company, with the samples returned in the same return envelope, please choose the "PCR Saliva Group" test.
These RT-PCR screening tests, known as comfort tests, related to a trip or other purposes, are not included in the services reimbursed by the Confederation.
Our kit contains the necessary material for easy collection and shipping to our laboratory with a pre-stamped envelope. Once your sample has been received and analyzed, a report valid for border crossing is issued the same day.
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