You can perform PCR and ELISA (M and G antibodies) testing at Universum Clinic for diagnostic purposes, as well as to obtain a certificate for traveling abroad.
Testing for coronavirus at Universum Clinic is performed in accordance with the procedure approved by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
Why should you choose UNIVERSUM.CLINIC?
Translation into 15 foreign languages
Taking care of our clients, we provide a free translation of the PCR test certificate for detecting SARS-CoV-2 into 15 languages, namely:
• English; • Arabic; • Hungarian; • Greek; • Hebrew;
• Spanish; • Italian; • German; • Polish; • Romanian;
• Russian; • Slovak; • French; • Czech.
Thus, the PCR test certificates provided to our clients are valid in more than 140 countries of the world where these languages are official.
Availability of QR code
Be sure that by contacting the Universum Clinic, you get an accurate result that is recognized throughout the world.
In particular, we cooperate with a certified laboratory DIAGEN, which is accredited, for example, by the UAE government. The tests performed here are valid for entry into the UAE. In addition, all PCR testing certificates issued by Universum Clinic contain a special QR code. Its presence serves as a confirmation of the authenticity of the document and is monitored at the points of entry of most countries.
Biological material sampling for analyzes is possible at the clinic at the address: Kyiv, 4 Vinnichenko street, as well as at the client's home. There is an option for collective testing in offices and factories.
We provide a range of services
Our clinic has provided and repeatedly worked out an algorithm of actions in case of a positive test result for Covid-19. This is a guarantee of comfort and peace of mind for our clients, since the unpleasant and sometimes sudden news of a positive result is immediately compensated by the attention and professional advice from the clinic staff.
If the result of the Covid-19 test confirms the expected diagnosis, the doctors of the Universum Clinic shall notify the Laboratory Centre of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine where the client lives. The notification is carried out within two hours from the moment of confirmation of SARS-CoV-2.
Then the client can choose one of several programs for accompanying and treating patients with coronavirus infection COVID-19.
People with mild forms of disease, who do not have the risk of complications at the time of examination, receive recommendations and detailed instructions for treatment at home. The doctors tell them that two weeks of self-isolation is necessary to prevent further spread of the disease among friends, relatives and colleagues.
If a person is in serious condition, he or she needs professional help in the infectious diseases department of the hospital. In such a case, a team of doctors will be called and hospitalization will be arranged at the appropriate hospital.
Cost of testingCovid-19
The doctor performs testing on the Covid-19 both on the territory of the clinic and on-site to the client. Doctors take into account the overall clinical picture, study the symptoms and condition of the person, and then decide whether to take the material, the test.
Covid-19 testing: fetching material, diagnostic aspects
When a client calls the clinic with typical symptoms – complicated breathing, dry cough, high fever – there is a suspicion of a Covid-19 virus infection. To confirm the diagnosis, doctors Universum Clinic recommends coronavirus test by PCR or express method.
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR test) is the most sensitive and accurate method of modern diagnostics of viral diseases. The polymerase chain reaction is carried out by using special enzymes that copy many times fragments of DNA and RNA of pathogens, which are contained in samples of biological material taken from a patient.
Express method of diagnosis qualitatively detects the presence of antibodies in blood samples, and gives a result within ten minutes.
As antibodies are produced only 5-7 days after infection, the primary test can give a false negative result, and mislead physicians. To rule out inaccurate diagnosis, doctors perform a PCR test to determine the virus from the test material – throat slime. The initial test must be confirmed by a secondary PCR study.
Test run time – 24-48 hours from the time of taking the smear.
The test is best performed in the morning, immediately after a night's sleep.
3-4 hours before the test eating, drinking, brushing your teeth, rinsing your mouth / throat, chewing gum, smoking;
6 hours before the test, use drugs for irrigation of the oropharynx and preparations for resorption;
immediately before taking the material, use lozenges to freshen your breath.