- 20 Jul 2021
Date received: 19 Jun 2021
Date responded: 19 Jul 2021
Confirm the at cost price to the NHS laboratories the cost of processing our PCR tests for covid 19 and subsequent costs of the genomic sequencing for positive tests all as I said at cost price.
The answer to your question can be found below. We are unable to provide exact costing as this depends on the circumstances described below.
- PCR Testing Range Average £19 - £43 per test dependant on location of test and type of analyser used.
- Sequence PCR Sample Average £26 - £69 per test dependant on location of test and type of analyser used.
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Central Enquiry Unit
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The Scottish Government
St Andrews House