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COVID-19 Test (Nasal and Throat Swab Tests)

$90

It Is Suitable For

· Those looking for quick and convenient COVID-19 Testing in Kuala Lumpur.
· Those with symptoms and wish to screen for COVID-19.
· Those with travel history to affected countries of COVID-19.
· Those with possible close contact with the infected persons.
· Those who want to undergo early diagnosis to proceed with treatment or prevent the disease.

What is COVID-19?

COVID-19, abbreviated for Coronavirus Disease 2019 has been spread worldwide since end of 2019, hence the name. It is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 also known as SARS-CoV-2. Simply put, it attacks the respiratory system and those highly at risks are the elderly and ones with critical medical condition.

Coronavirus has the ability to spread as far as 1 meter and if you are in close contact to symptomatic individuals, you could be infected by the spreading of small droplets especially through coughing and sneezing. A contaminated surface touched can lead to the infection as hands could accidentally transfer the virus to the face. Coronavirus can remain and survive on surfaces for up to 72 hours; the first 3 days after symptoms appear are the most contagious period, although there is also a possibility of spreading before seeing the symptoms as well as in the later stages of the disease.

Symptoms of COVID-19

Potential COVID-19 infected individuals will present symptoms like:

· Fever
· Cough
· Runny nose
· Sore throat
· Tiredness
· Difficulty breathing
· Chest pain
· Loss of sense for taste and smell

COVID-19 Test Procedure

1. Head on towards the Triage Centre at Medical Tent outside Tower B
2. Fill in a form
3. The medical staff will attend to you and get your swabs

COVID-19 Test Service at Our Affiliated Hospital

RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction) detection can be assessed by taking a known amount of virus to check for the results. This is done by performing nasopharyngeal swab on patients. Samples of nasal and throat secretions will be collected and sent to test.

RT-PCR is the method that would be used by our affiliated hospital. Only appointment based tests will be entertained. The process takes less than 10 mins and the results can be obtained in 24 to 36 hrs.

Also Offered at Other SunMed Branch

COVID-19 tests are also made available at:

· Sunway Medical Centre Velocity
For drive-thru and walk-in test

· Sunway Specialist Centre Damansara
For drive-thru only

All tests will be run and conducted in-hour at our affiliated Genetics and Molecular Diagnostic Centre

Advantages and Limitations of COVID-19 Test

<Advantages>
· Fast and effective procedure
· Safe and no risk in exposure
· No fixed hours
· Results can be obtained as quick as 1 day

<Limitations>
· Some discomfort may be experienced while obtaining the samples

FAQ

Q1: Is it possible to come in without making any appointments?
A1: No, our affiliated hospital no longer accept walk-in patients. Every tests will be performed upon prior bookings made.

Q2: How will I receive the results?
A2: You will be contacted by our affiliated hospital in regards to your testing results.

Q3: Is the price the same for all range of age? What if I also want to test for my children?
A3: Yes, the price is the same nonetheless.

Clinic Information

[Clinic Name] Sunway Medical Centre
[Location] Selangor, Malaysia
[Nearest Station/ Nearest Tourist Destination] Near SBL Sunu-Monash and Sunway Lagoon
[Clinic Opening Time] Monday - Sunday (24 hrs)

[Clinic Name] Sunway Medical Centre Velocity
[Location] Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
[Nearest Station / Nearest Tourist Destination] Walking distance to a shopping mall
[Clinic Opening Time] Monday - Sunday (10:00AM - 9:00PM)

[Clinic Name] Sunway Specialist Centre Damansara
[Location] Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
[Nearest Station / Nearest Tourist Destination] Strategically located near MRT Surian and shopping complex
[Clinic Opening Time] Monday - Sunday (10:00AM - 9:00PM)

Operation Time 10 - 30 mins
Recovery Time None
Number of Postoperative Visit Not Required
Hospitalization Not Required
Other Information Price is for 1 person
Price does not include additional medication / medical supplies
Cancellation Policy No charge for cancellations made at least 48 hrs prior appointment date
Location 5, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

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