The IGP carries out all its Covid testing in collaboration with leading Infectious Disease Consultant Dr Sharon Marlowe (as seen on BBC's "Diagnosis Detectives") and the UK's top private laboratories. Operating only from HIW and CQC registered practices and hospitals , our Covid-19 testing services use only the highest quality tests and laboratories.
The IGP provides Covid-19 PCR Swab tests that are fully compliant with current government guidelines and approved by MHRA. The PCR tests are combined throat and nasal swabs with an overall accuracy of 99%.
Undertaken by a trained IGP Nurse or GP from one of our HIW or CQC registered clinics in Cardiff, Newport & Swansea. Couriered same day to the laboratory with results back by 10pm the following day. All results are provided via email link to our secure patient portal where they are available to print, download or share. Suitable for Fit to Fly.
Although rare, in exceptional circumstances that cause a delay at the laboratory results may be delayed by a further 12 hours.
At present IGP do not provide day 2 and day 8 arrival testing. For further information on how to book these tests please visit:
The IGP Covid-19 Quantitative Antibody test has an accuracy of 99% and provide the level of Covid Antibodies present at that time (not just a positive / negative test). This identifies your bodies response to either contracting Covid-19 or receiving the Covid-19 vaccine.
The IGP uses the Riche SD BioSensor Rapid Antigen (Lateral Flow) test, that provides an overall accuracy of 97%. The results are emailed to you in 15-30 mins and for any positive Rapid Antigen Test, The IGP will send out a Home PCR Swab test FREE of charge to confirm the result.
It is important that all patients read our Terms & Conditions related to Covid-19 testing prior to arranging an appoointment.Terms & Conditions