Private Covid Tests and Blood Tests in Gateshead

Get a COVID-19 swab test near you in Gateshead from Blue Horizon. Whether you're flying overseas, going to an event or going back to work, if you'd like to get tested for Coronavirus for your own peace of mind simply order online here today.

Private Covid Tests in Gateshead

Private Testing for Covid 19 with a PCR Swab

Do I have Covid?

  • Attending a Gateshead clinic is not necessary - we send a Coronavirus, (Covid-19), Testing Kit to you by express post.
  • Government approved supplier for Covid Travel tests including Day 2, Day 2 & 8, and Day 5, same day results.
  • A swab stick rubbed against throat and nose.
  • Tests for RNA fragments of SARS-Cov-2 - the virus that causes COVID-19.
  • Test Specificity 100%
  • Test Sensitivity >95% at 0.75 copies of viral RNA/ul.

Covid Antibody Tests in Gateshead

Antibody Blood Test for Coronavirus

Have I had Covid?

  • No need to visit a Gateshead Clinic - we send a home test kit to you by express post.
  • Best conducted from 14 days onwards after suspected infection for IgG, after 5 days for IgM
  • A blood sample is needed. (finger-prick kits available)
  • Tests for both IgM and IgG antibodies to SARS-Cov-2 - the virus that causes COVID-19
  • Sensitivity is up to 100% after 14 days post exposure and Specificity is 98.1% overall.

Private Blood Tests in Gateshead

For Non Covid Phlebotomy

  • Choose from extensive range of private blood test profiles.
  • We send you a phlebotomy kit and instructions to arrange your Non Covid phlebotomy at a Superdrug in Gateshead Metro.
  • Photo ID is needed. You send the kit back to the lab after blood has been taken.
  • We send you results as soon as they are ready - Doctor's comments may take 48 hours more.

Coronavirus Tests near you in Gateshead

We can send a Covid Travel Test kit to your home or business in Gateshead. Sent by a Royal Mail next day courier, these Covid-19 test kits arrive with full instructions and can easily be taken by yourself at home, meaning a visit to the clinic in Gateshead is not needed. Blue Horizon can arrange a Covid PCR Swab test to see if you currently have the virus or the Covid-19 Antibody Test to check for recent infection. We'll even arrange a courier back from your home or business in Gateshead and deliver it safely to our laboratory for analysis.