Instytut Genetyki Sądowej in Bydgoszcz offers:
– SARS-CoV-2 VIRUS RT-PCR DETECTION TESTS by
– RAPID ANTIGEN QUALITATIVE TESTS (Ag) for SARS-CoV-2
Rapid and non-invasive testing of SARS-CoV-2 is performed using RT real-time PCR method that allows the detection of SARS-CoV-2 genetic material even in the early stages of the disease, when symptoms are not yet developed or with asymptomatic cases.
The qualitative determination of SARS-CoV-2 specific antigen (Ag) virus is based on an immunochromatographic reaction using Abbott’s Panbio ™ COVID-19 Ag Rapid Test Device.
Aforementioned tests can be performed in our facility at Kopernika 10 street (see the map below or go to google maps) on working days from Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 11:00.
Earlier registration on the system is required. Registration for swabbing on the same day possible only after consulting with laboratory staff by the phone number: +48 605-694-691
For more information, please contact us by phone: +48 605-694-691
SARS-CoV-2 tests are intended for people:
- observing disturbing symptoms regarding their health like: fever, shortness of breath, cough, muscle pain, lack of smell or taste, conjunctivitis, severe head or throat pain
- going to other countries requiring negative test certificate
- wanting to minimize the risk of transmitting virus at workplace or with family members
- required to present a covid test report to their employer
- wanting to use rehabilitation facilities during stay in sanatorium
What is the price of SARS-CoV-2 tests?
- price of real-time PCR method is 250 PLN
- price of antigen test is 100 PLN
Acquiring test results
After completion of test, sms is send to client on the number given on the order form with link and login data for downloading test result directly from the website (possible only for phone numbers with polish country code +48, in other cases, an e-mail address is necessary for sending electronic version of test report).
For real-time PCR, test result can be obtained in polish, english and german version (no additional fee required).
For antigen, result is obtained within 20 minutes. In case of positive result client is informed immediately by phone. For antigen, test result can be obtained in polish and english version (no additional fee required).
If the client has been given a PESEL number, information of the result will also appear on pacjent.gov.pl website (the account is required to log in to website)
Test result waiting time:
Real-time PCR test – the same day the swab was taken.
Antigen test – result within 20 minutes, test result for up to three hours.
Preparation and swabbing
For real-time PCR test, biological material sample is taken on two swabs, from the nose and from the back wall of the throat.
For antigen test, biological material sample is taken on the swab from the nasopharynx.
To be certain, that test can be performed without issues, we advised our clients that minimum an hour before swabbing they should not:
- eat any meals
- brush and rinse their teeth
- chew gum
- smoke cigarettes
Why is it worth conducting a test in Intytut Genetyki Sądowej?
Instytut Genetyki Sądowej is ever changing, to encompass the changing needs of the market and our clients. In the years 2020-2021 we have conducted a few hundred thousand tests for SARS-CoV-2.
Instytut Genetyki Sądowej focuses on development and safety, which is why our laboratory has been fully automated, minimizing the risk of human error or sample contamination.
The client’s expectations are the most important to us, therefore we deliver the results in the shortest possible time. Real-time PCR results on the same day, antigen test results up to three hours after sample collection.