COVID-19 Testing Service – Deep Throat Saliva Test (Testing institution recognised by the Hong Kong SAR Government)

With the widespread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-10), early detection in the community becomes an important act to prevent outbreak. The two Lok Sin Tong General Outpatient clinics cllaborated with Private Testing institution in providing Deep Throat Saliva Test for any person without symptoms and wish to know their health status. The clinic will proivde testing kit and allow deep throat saliva sample specimens to be collected at home, whcih return to designated collectio point of the testing insitition (Joradn, Central, Sha Tin) by client. Test results will be available within the same day or 1-2 working days.The test report is suitable for travelling documentray proof.

Target

Anyone without symptoms

Return of specimen 

Monday to Friday 9:00-10:00AM

client need to return the specimen to designated collecion point (Joradn, Central, Sha Tin)

(client need to reutrn on or before 10:00AM,otherwise will count as extra working day)

Time  for Testing

 

Same Day

1-2 working days

Service Fee

$950

$620

Collection of testing report

Same day 5:00PM

collect at Private Testing institution (Joradn, Central, Sha Tin)

The Next Woking Day after 3:00PM

collect at Private Testing institution (Joradn, Central, Sha Tin)

Return of specimen and Collection of report is not applicable on Sat, Sun and PH


COVID-19 Testing service includes:

  1. Doctor consultation
  2. Deep Throat Saliva Test (including the test and report)
  3. Collection time: after getting up and before brushing teeth, eating or drinking (Reference: Patient Information on Deep Throat Saliva Collection http://videocwp.ha.org.hk/wmv/deep%20throat%20saliva%20v2.mp4)

Features of the service:

  • Suitable for everyone without symptoms
  • The specimen collection process can be performed at home safely
  • Test result will be available within the same day or 1-2 working days  (from submission date of the sample)

 

Local COVID-19 nucleic acid testing institutions recognised by the Hong Kong SAR Government List :(https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/pdf/List_of_recognised_laboratories.pdf)

 

Service Location:

Lok Sin Tong Chan Kwong Hing Memorial Primary Health Centre

Address: G/F, 48 Junction Road, Kowloon City 

Tel: 2383-1470

Lok Sin Tong Chan Cho Chak Polyclinics Mongkok

Address: 3/F, Chun Hoi Commercial Building, 688 Shanghai Street, Mongkok

Tel: 2391-1073


Medical Services Department hotline: 2272-9870


Introduction of COVID-19

The main mode of transmission via respiratory droplets and also be transmitted through contact. The estimated incubation period from 1-14 days, most commonly around 5 days. Common symptoms including fever, fatigues, dry cough and shortness of breath. Some patients may have serious condition but some only have very mild or non-specific symptoms. People with older age or having chronic disease are more susceptible into serious condition.