The service will accept respiratory samples from all suspect cases that have been discussed with the local Medical Officer of Health.
SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic laboratory test:
- Laboratory/medical staff, please fill out the form below or view the testing and sample requirements. [PDF, 126 KB]
- COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) test request form [PDF, 961 KB] (fillable)
ESR has validated all our molecular diagnostic COVID-19 tests and obtained IANZ accreditation. We also continually participate in the RCPA Quality Assurance Programme and other quality assurance exercises to help us maintain the highest test accuracy.