Questions about COVID-19 Tests

What COVID test should I take for travel?
As we are providing COVID testing services to patients travelling to 50+ destinations we are not able to advise about when travellers should take a test as ...
Wed, 23 Feb, 2022 at 3:20 PM
When should I take my travel COVID test?
We recommend that you take your test as early as you can within your travel window.   Time frames vary for different countries so please check for the m...
Sun, 2 Jan, 2022 at 5:36 PM
What COVID tests are you used to detect current infection?
Both PCR tests and Rapid antigen tests will both tell you if you currently have Covid (unlike antibody tests which will tell if you have vaccine immunity or...
Sun, 2 Jan, 2022 at 5:40 PM
How do I return my COVID test sample?
Please check the instructions provided in your test kit for return guidance. SALIENT-Bio tests For fastest turnaround times please use dropboxes Same...
Fri, 17 Jun, 2022 at 1:46 PM
Can I buy my COVID self-test kit in advance?
Yes! All our kits have a 6-month shelf life so you can buy in advance. Rapid Antigen (LFTs ) can also be purchased in advance to be taken abroad for pre-dep...
Sun, 2 Jan, 2022 at 5:54 PM
How will I receive my COVID test kits?
During the booking process, you can select whether you would like your test kits posted or if you would like to collect them from Mayfield Clinic Oxford. ...
Fri, 17 Jun, 2022 at 1:47 PM
What is my COVID test booking reference number?
Your booking reference number is the number you are required to enter on your passenger locator form before travelling to the UK.  It is displayed on yo...
Mon, 20 Dec, 2021 at 7:10 PM
When can I take my Day 2 test?
Your day 2 test must be taken and submitted any time before the end of day 2 after landing in the UK with day 0 being the day you land.  This means that it ...
Sun, 2 Jan, 2022 at 5:56 PM
When do I take my Day 5 test (Test to Release)?
You can take your day 5 test any time from Day 5 onwards, where Day 0 is the day you arrived in the UK.  
Sun, 2 Jan, 2022 at 5:57 PM
When should I collect my Day 8 sample?
You should collect your Day 8 sample on Day 8, where Day 0 is the day you returned back to the UK.
Wed, 15 Dec, 2021 at 11:26 AM