Jul 22, 2020

As thousands of COVID-19 cases are reported daily, more hospitals around the metro have begun offering tests for those who may have been exposed to the virus. 

One of the most common tests being offered is the swab test or the real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. This identifies the virus through a throat or nasal swab samples collected of which are then transported to a laboratory for analysis. 

[READ: Here’s what will happen when you get tested for COVID-19]

We’ve covered what you need to prepare for and how long you’ll need to wait if you’re going through a COVID-19 test, but how much will it cost you? Here’s a list to help you out:

 

Cardinal Santos Medical Center

CSMC's Drive Thru Lab Works is available this July 6, 2020.Here's a step-by-step process on how you can avail it.

Posted by Cardinal Santos Medical Center on Saturday, July 4, 2020

  • P3,000 with results in three to five days
  • Walk-ins are accepted and appointments can be scheduled online

 

Makati Medical Center

  • P8,150 with results in two to three days
  • Contact 8888-8999 for appointments

 

St. Luke’s Medical Center – Bonifacio Global City

St. Luke’s Medical Center is now offering COVID-19 RT-PCR Swab Testing for ASYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS via drive-thru. We…

Posted by St. Luke's Medical Center on Wednesday, July 22, 2020

  • P6,500 for asymptomatic patients; P5,777.78 for senior citizens. Results within two to three days
  • Contact 8789-7700 loc. 2677 or 5104, 0998-5822093 or 0998-5822276 for appointments

 

St. Luke’s Medical Center – Quezon City

  • P4,300 for walk-in outpatients with results within two to three days
  • Contact 8789-7700 loc. 2677/5104, 0998-5822093 or 0998-5822276 for appointments

 

The Medical City – Ortigas

The ECLIA antibody test has finally arrived in the Philippines!TMC is proud to launch its COVID Drive-Thru Testing…

Posted by The Medical City on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

  • P8,150 with results within two to three days
  • Contact 8988-1000 or 8988-7000 loc. 6267 for appointments

 

Dr. Victor R. Potenciano Medical Center (VRPMC)

  • P 9,000-10,000 with results in three to seven days
  • Contact 8464-9999 for appointments. Walk-ins are currently not accepted

 

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