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Test Name:
Test Code:
Specialised Test:
No - Nett Price
Turnaround Time:

Within 2 hours

* while it is a rapid test, the hourly capacity is limited hence there could be periods when there is a queue for samples received during the same period. The samples will be processed on a first come, first served basis. Invalid results will take longer to be reported.

Test Schedule:
Daily (Mon – Sun),
Test Type:
Single Test
Additional Test Note:

Eligible patients: Available to patients only at the inpatient wards, A&E Departments of our IHH Singapore hospitals*, patients of clinics based in IHH Singapore Hospitals which have been approved by the Ministry of Health to offer Pre-Departure Testing services. 

*IHH Singapore Hospitals: Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Parkway East Hospital

No CT value is reported

Positive results:

  1. If PLS result is ‘Detected’, PLS will inform the GP clinic of the positive result.
  2. PLS shall also:
  • Report confirmed result to the MOH Surveillance Duty Officer of the Communicable Diseases Division at 9817 1463 immediately; and
  • Notify via the submission of the MD131 Notification of Infectious Diseases Form through the Communicable Diseases Live & Enhanced Surveillance (CDLENS) system at http://www.cdlens.moh.gov.sg or fax the MD131 form to MOH at 6221 5528/ 6221 5538/ 6221 5567.
Sample Requirement:

One nasopharyngeal swab to be taken by the ordering doctor. Swabs are to be transported in 3mL universal transport media (UTM). Only nasopharyngeal swabs are acceptable.

Please indicate sample source and indications (if any) on the laboratory request form.

Samples are to be labelled with patient labels clearly and double-bagged.

Place the completed Lab Request Form in the side pouch of the outermost biohazard bag.

For the safety of our staff, PLS reserves the right to reject specimens at the point of despatch collection if leakage is evident. 

For despatch requests, please inform us that there is/are COVID-19 sample(s) for collection and the quantity. Our despatcher will need to bring cooler boxes along for COVID-19 sample collection.

Fasting Requirement:
clinical molecular
Parkway Laboratory Services
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