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20-08-2020 16:45

New maximum price for conducting a laboratory test for COVID-19

The Ministry of Health announces that the maximum fee charged for carrying out a laboratory examination for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, in accordance with today’s Decree by the Health Minister, is set at 75 for the molecular test. 

It is made clear that the only acceptable and approved method of detecting the COVID-19 disease is the diagnostic method of tracing the genetic material of the virus, and, besides the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics and the Microbiological Laboratories of the OKYpY clinics, the following private Clinical Laboratories have completed the verification process of the diagnostic methodology that detects the genetic material of the virus (RT-RCR):

  • Cooperative of ACT-BIO Laboratories (Biomedical Laboratories Haris Charilaou, Andreas Adamou Chemist and BIOCHECK-Tiggiridis Clinical Laboratories)
  • MEDIFOS Centre for Laboratory Medicine and Molecular Diagnosis
  • Theocharidis Clinical Laboratories
  • MyGene Molecular Diagnostics
  • Diogenous Chemistry (C.D. DNA Biomedica Science Lab)
  • Biomedical Group (Chemistry of Giannoukas)
  • Bioanalysis Clinical Labs (Limassol) (Limassol), Tymbios Clinical Chemistry (Nicosia) and PZ Agapiou Diagnostics Laboratories
  • NIPD Genetics
  • Molecular Department  of American Medical Center
  • Clinical Laboratory of Iasis Private Hospital
  • Clinical Laboratory of Evangelismos Private Hospital
  • Clinical Laboratory of Private Hospital Polyclinic “Hygeia”
  • Clinical Laboratory Mediterranean Hospital of Cyprus
  • A. Evangelou Lab
  • Synlab
  • Aretaeio Hospital clinical Laboratory

The revised maximum price comes into effect as of tomorrow, 21 August 2020.