What kind of test does Amref Central Laboratory central laboratory conduct?

PCR Test

What time can I come for a COVID-19 test?

Sample collection is done strictly on Monday to Friday at 0800-1530hrs. You do not need an appointment, simply show up with your printed form.

Does Amref Central Laboratory Antibody testing?

No

Does Amref Central Laboratory provide sample collection at offices or at home?

Yes

Requirements are as follows: -

  • Advance booking required- 3 working days.
  • Group must have a minimum of 10 people
  • Advance payment required before service delivery.
  • Biohazard handling fee Ksh 2,500 applies,
  • Cost of test is Ksh 5700 separate from biohazard handling fee e.g. 10 people in Kilimani will pay Ksh. (5700*10)+2500=59,500
  • Does Amref Central Laboratory have discounts for COVID-19 testing?
  • Discounts apply only for groups above 100 pax, COVID PCR Test is Ksh. 5500 no biohazard fee is charged.
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How long does it take to receive results?

24 hours depending on the time of sample collection.

How do you send results?

Results are dispatched through the email address provided during sample collection.

Does Amref Central Laboratory provide support to those who have a positive COVID-19 test?

Yes, through the Amref Central Laboratory Medical Centre we can provide virtual follow-up by a medical doctor for Ksh 1,000 per consultation session.

How do I contact you if I have a question about my COVID-19 certificate?

Send your question to us through our email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. indicate your full names, and phone number, so we can reach you as soon as possible.

How do I contact the Amref Central Laboratory?

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Does the Amref Central Laboratory open on weekends?

No, operation hours Monday to Friday 0830-1530hrs

Will my medical insurance pay for the test?

Most insurance providers are not paying for the test at any facility. Confirm with your provider before coming for your appointment.

Who should get a COVID-19 diagnostic test?

Those who have symptoms, have been in close contact with someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19 or had symptoms of COVID-19, work in health care or have a job that involves regular close contact with others, those requiring admission to a hospital with specific conditions and those who need to travel outside the country for any reason.