If you are looking for a list of verified CronaVirus test laboratories in Pakistan, then surely you are at right place.
Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, a lot of so called private laboratories have jumped into the market without any proper technique & equipment needed for CoronaVirus test. (although few private ones also have state of the art facilities)
As you know this coronavirus also known as SARS-2 is very lethal, so getting yourself tested from any such fake laboratory can put your life on risk. That’s why we recommend getting yourself tested only from approved laboratories for CoronaVirus.
Let me inform you that these CoronaVirus test laboratories are approved by Government of Pakistan & they are totally free also. Mean you will not be charged a single penny for coronavirus test.
It is important to mention here that everyone is not allowed to get themselves tested at these laboratories. If you have a travel history or experiencing COVID-19 specific symptoms, only then you will be tested on the recommendation of consultant doctor.
For your comfort, we have listed these coronavirus test laboratories citywide so you can decide which laboratory suit you according to your location.
CoronaVirus Test Laboratories in Islamabad
There is 1 government approved coronaVirus test laboratory in Islamabad.
(1) National Institute of Health (NIH)
CoronaVirus Test Laboratories in Rawalpindi
There is 1 government approved coronaVirus test laboratory in Rawalpindi.
(1) Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) Rawalpindi
CoronaVirus Test Laboratories in Lahore
There are 2 government approved coronaVirus test laboratories in Lahore.
(1) Public Health Lab, Punjab Aids Control Program Lahore
(2) Shaukat Khanum Hospital Lahore
CoronaVirus Test Laboratories in Multan
There is 1 government approved coronaVirus test laboratory in Multan.
(1) Nishtar Hospital Multan
CoronaVirus Test Laboratories in Karachi
There are 5 government approved coronaVirus test laboratories in Karachi.
(1) Agha Khan University Hospital Karachi
(2) Dow Hospital, Ojha Campus Karachi
(3) Civil Hospital Karachi
(4) Indus Hospital Karachi
(5) South City Hospital Karachi
CoronaVirus Test Laboratories in Peshawar
There is 1 government approved coronaVirus test laboratory in Peshawar.
(1) Public Health Lab, Khyber Medical University Peshawar
CoronaVirus Test Laboratories in Quetta
There is 1 government approved coronaVirus test laboratory in Quetta.
(1) Public Health Lab, Fatima Jinnah General & Chest / TB Hospital Quetta
CoronaVirus Test Laboratories in Gilgit
There is 1 government approved coronaVirus test laboratory in Gilgit.
(1) District Headquarters Hospital Gilgit
CoronaVirus Test Laboratories in Azad Jammu & Kashmir
There is 1 government approved coronaVirus test laboratory in Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
(1) Abbas Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) Muzaffarabad
Additionally, there is also one Mobile Testing Unit currently deployed at Taftan – Iran International Border Crossing. Moreover, you can also download below an official list of these NIH approved laboratories.
Is there any Offical List of Private CoronaVirus Laboratories in Pakistan?
Till now, no such official list has been issued for the recommendation of private coronavirus test laboratories in Pakistan.
How much Does Private CoronaVirus Test Cost in Pakistan?
Due to shortage of testing kits & huge workload, the cost may vary from time to time but on average cost for CoronaVirus test in Pakistan is approximately 9 thousand Pkr.
How CoronVirus Test is Performed?
CoronaVirus test is usually done using the Polymerase Chain Reaction Technique. A doctor fully equipped with protective measures will take your nose & throat swab using specialized CoronaVirus testing kit & then will send the sample to Laboratory for PCR.
All the microorganisms present in your swab will be amplified & studied to confirm the presence or absence of CoronaVirus & the report will be issued accordingly.
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