USEFUL INFORMATION - COVID-19
Deadline for reporting results
Our deadline for reporting results is 2 to 3 working days (excluding Sundays and public holidays).
Medical emergencies : Priority is given to emergencies with a deadline for reporting results from 1 to 2 days.
For organizational reasons, prescriptions sent by fax or in electronic format (e-mail or mobile phone) are not accepted. Please bring your printed prescription with you on your visit.
Transmission of results
You will receive your Covid-19 PCR test result by SMS*.
It will be indicated whether you are "Positive" or "Negative".
*Please make sure to indicate a valid mobile phone n°
Need your results in English ?
For your convenience, our results are communicated in the following languages :
PCR Test (Prescription mandatory)
Screening by PCR is open to residents and border-crossers affiliated to the CNS
"I need to carry out only
a COVID-19 PCR test (swab)"
- ONLY by appointment - From Monday to Friday afternoons
Covid-19 PCR tests only (without any other associated analysis) are carried out by appointment only, in our dedicated Covid-19 laboratories from Monday to Friday afternoons.
For an operation/hospitalisation :
Please present yourself 48 in advance :
_ In the laboratory of your choice at the usual hours
_ In one of our dedicated Covid-19 labs by appointment
"I need to carry out a
COVID-19 PCR test (swab) + other analysis"
- WITHOUT appointment in all our labs - At the usual opening hours
Covid-19 PCR tests associated with other tests (E.g. blood tests, urine collection, etc.) do not require an appointment. You can visit all our Ketterthill laboratories, open at the usual times, without making an appointment.