Manila, Philippines – Manila HealthTek (MTek), the country’s first and only biotech company in diagnostics which is behind the country’s own reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) swab testing kit, is offering an affordable and convenient option for COVID testing.
MTek offers RT-PCR home testing at 2,950 pesos per test, minimum of three persons. Results will be released 24-48 hours upon receipt of the swab samples.
Testings outside Metro Manila will also be accepted for a minimal charge.
Dr. Raul Destura, founder and CEO of MTek, shares that the lower-priced RT-PCR test option is the company’s contribution to the country’s fight against COVID. “We have to be very vigilant and make testing more accessible with the current surge of cases we are experiencing, even if vaccines are already available.”
Home testing is a means undertaken by Mtek to provide timely assessments for those unable to leave their homes or are scared to get out of their homes as symptoms are beginning to be felt.
To book home service appointments, call 09171625531 or 09171425325 preferably three days before the preferred testing date. Alternately, links for online booking are provided at MTek’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/mteklabs.
A confirmation of the appointment will be sent to the email address. Appointment slots will be between 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM only.
Testings are also offered at MTek’s remote testing site at Palacio de Manila parking lot located at Barangay 699, MH Del Pilar Street in Ermita, Manila. It is also available at its laboratory located at 09 Brgy. Sta. Elene, Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Marikina. Slots may also be booked by calling 09171453521, 09171543522, or 09171575323.
For more information, go to manila-healthtek.com, email [email protected] or call 9178057331.
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