Frequently asked questions

Can I Travel With A Rapid Test?

Please refer to the Malta Airport Website for exact list of accepting countries.

Frequently asked questions

Where will I get the test?

Your test will be carried out at the Gozo Osteopathy Clinic, Triq Sant' Indrija, Victoria, VCT 124 in Gozo.

What is the price of a test at Gozo Osteopathy?

Your test will cost €50. If you wish to book for a group (10 or more) we can offer a group discount. Please contact us to discuss.

What tests do we use?

We use the nationally approved SD Biosensor Standard Q SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Test. A reliable, rapid test for the qualitative detection of specific antigens of SARS-CoV-2 found in Covid-19.

How accurate will my results be?

The SD Biosensor Standard Q SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Test has 96.52% of sensitivity and 99.68% of specificity. It is considered among the top RATs available on the market.

What should I do if I have COVID-19 symptoms?

If you do have COVID-19 symptoms or are quarantining you must not come to the clinic and call 111.

What should I do if my test is positive?

You will be instructed to remain in self-isolation until contacted by Public Health Authorities. They will contact you and will take over the management of your public health including contact tracing.

What is your cancellation policy?

No refunds are given for cancellations within 24 hours of your booked appointment time. If you cancel before the 24 hour a 20% admin fee will be deducted from your purchase.

How will the test be taken?

A nasopharyngeal swab is a method for collecting a clinical test sample of nasal secretions from the back of the nose and throat. The sample is then analyzed for the presence of organisms or other clinical markers for Covid-19.

Why should I take an Antigen Test?

Antigen tests are helpful in screening for the identification of a COVID-19 infection.

Is the certificate I receive from this appointment accepted for international travel?

Please check with the government guidelines for your desired country of travel. For countries that accept Rapid Tests as proof, this test is acceptable.

Is this test safe for children?

Yes, children of any age can take an antigen test but we require children under the age of 18 to have parental consent.