COVID-19 Patients Information

Pre-Admissions: 48 hours
Symptomatic Tests: 24 – 48 hours
Stat tests are possible if merited by the situation and are requested by a clinician
Travel: 24 – 48 hours

You will receive your COVID-19 test results 24 – 48 hours post testing in the form of a sms.
Travelers will receive an email to the address indicated on the request form at the time of testing.

Yes, your doctor will receive your COVID-19 test results in 24 to 48 hours post-testing.

Doctors will refer you for testing, either because you are symptomatic or for a pre-admission test. Travelers do not need a doctor’s referral.

A COVID-19 referral test from your healthcare provider.
Proof of your medical scheme membership or sufficient funds to settle the test costs in your personal capacity.

No, at PathCare Vermaak we work on a first-come, first-serve basis.


COVID-19 PCR & IgM R650
COVID-19 Antigen R150
Prices listed are cash prices. Medical schemes have negotiated rates.

This depends on the rules of your medical scheme, your specific plan, and the availability of funds. In case your medical scheme does not pay, you will be liable to settle your account.
Your medical scheme will not pay for COVID-19 work-related or travel-related tests.

When you have symptoms of COVID-19.
When you have had a high-risk exposure to a confirmed COVID-19 case (less than 2 m distance for more than 15 minutes, without wearing personal protective equipment) with someone with confirmed COVID-19.
When you have been referred to get tested by your healthcare provider.
When you are scheduled for admission to a hospital facility that requires a COVID-19 pre-admission test.

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