COVID testing services for events (1,000 - 31,000 test per event) - Nationwide

BioGrad laboratories offer support to large scale public events, allowing face to face activities to begin in a safe-manner. The testing services below all offer the fastest possible results at the lowest prices which allow your events to open safely during the winter season.

All test kits are sent directly to your location and can be kept at room temperature until they are needed. The kits/swabs have a shelf life of 6-18 months. PCR swabs can be posted back to BioGrad for analysis, swabs that arrive before 1pm will be run the same day as they arrive.

Call 0151 482 9699 or e-mail info@biograd.co.uk to discuss your requirements

Antigen PCR test

Method of test: Nasopharyngeal swab

Result Time: Samples analysed daily at 1pm with same-day turn around.

Detection limits: Gold standard test, PHE and WHO approved. Detection limits of 2ng/ml

Price: Enquire for prices

Antigen point-of-care test

Method of test: Nasopharyngeal swab

Result Time: 15 minutes

Detection limits: CE-IVD approved test for diagnostic use in the UK. 90% accuracy for positive results, 100% accuracy for negative results*** Detection limits of 350ng/ml

Price: Enquire for prices

Antibody point-of-care test

Method of test: Finger prick

Result Time: 15 minutes

Detection limits: CE-IVD approved test for the detection of IgG (present for 6-8 weeks after exposure) and IgM (present as soon as 5 days after exposure). 92.3% accuracy for positive results, 99.2% accuracy for negative results

Price: Enquire for prices

Call 0151 482 9699 or e-mail info@biograd.co.uk to discuss your requirements

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