Question: Is the test reliable? Answer: The tests are carried out by laboratories such as the Haarlem Regional Hospital and meet the criteria of sensitivity and care as determined by the RIVM.
Question: What kind of test is performed? Answer: It is a (real-time) reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) on the SARS-Cov-2. E gene
Question: Is the client’s family also being tested?
Answer: This depends on the agreement with the client.
Question: What should I do if I am tested positive?
Answer: Home quarantine with the whole family according to guidelines from the RIVM.
Question: What should I do if a family member has been tested positive? Answer: Home quarantine with the whole family according to guidelines from the RIVM.
Question: Can I also get the test through the GGD? Answer: In addition to the express route via MediCorps, a regular referral by your own company doctor or general practitioner can take place to the GGD drive-through testing centre. For this, having Corona-like symptoms is a requirement.
Question: Who will inform the company doctor of a positive test? Answer: Only the person concerned can do so on the basis of voluntary action.
Question: Who informs the GGD in case of a positive test? Answer: The laboratory where the sample was processed will do this.