COVID ANTIBODY TESTING
Indicated for patients with no present symptoms ie, cough, sore throat, fever. Presence of IgG antibodies indicates prior exposure to COVID 19. Symptomatic patients should refer to the screening form above for assessment and forwarding for HSE testing.
TRAVEL AND COVID 19
Some airports and destinations require a recent negative COVID 19 test within 72 hours of the date for travel. If this is needed please contact us at least one week in advance so we can arrange this efficiently using the above screening form.
In urgent cases of essential travel a rapid COVID 19 test can be done by our clinic with a turn around time for results in 2-4 hours. You must be asymptomatic to avail of this service.
RETURN TO WORK
If you have been tested for COVID 19 and you were found positive then a mandatory self isolation period of 14 days is advised. Additionally any close contacts would need testing and self isolation till review by your doctor.
If you were tested negative for COVID 19 then review with our doctor is advised to ensure safe return to work on a case by case basis. This can be done in person or by telephone consult.
RETURN TO SCHOOL
Return to school for a period of illness not related to COVID 19 can be done by a parent or guardian as directed by the Department of Health without doctor review using a declaration form. This can be downloaded here.
If related to symptoms of cough, sore throat, fever or any COVID 19 related concern, review with a doctor is recommended. Please contact us for a telephone consult.