Covid 19 and Serology Testing at Rambam

Corona Tests

Coronavirus and Serology Testing at Rambam Health Care Campus

For Foreign Nationals and Israelis Traveling in  Israel or Abroad


1. PCR Tests for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

PCR tests for COVID-19 are available at Rambam. These are molecular tests performed to detect the unique genetic material of the coronavirus in the respiratory system. The two-minute examination is carried out by inserting a sterile cotten swab into the mouth and nostril for sample collection. The swab is then inserted into a container and sent to Rambam’s virology laboratory for testing.

For those traveling abroad, please bring your passport to the examination.

Routine PCR test results are provided within 12 hours.

Rapid PCR test results are provided within 4 hours.

Location, Days, and Hours

Testing Station Location: Occupational clinic

Days and Hours:

Sunday - Thursday : 07:30am to 08:30 am & 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm

*Rapid PCR tests are performed only Sunday-Thursday until noon (08:30am)

Non-citizens arriving at the testing station during the normal hours posted above do not have to make an appointment in advance. Payment will be made at the time of examination. Be sure to bring your passport.

Israeli citizens may schedule an appointment and pay in advance.

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Prices

  • Routine PCR Test: NIS 179
  • Rapid PCR Test: NIS 550

Receipt of Test Results

Results are sent to the email address you provide.

  • Routine test results are sent the next day.
  • Rapid test results are sent within 4 hours.

If you do not receive an email with the results, please send a text to this WhatsApp number: 050-914-0045.

2. Serology Tests

Were you vaccinated abroad or are you recovering from COVID-19 and need a serology test in order to end your isolation? A serology test is a simple blood test (without the need to fast beforehand or any other special preparation) that checks for the presence of coronavirus lgG antibodies.

There is no need to make an appointment. If you are not an Israeli citizen, you can get tested, during the appropriate hours, without making an appointment. You will pay at the time of your examination. The blood tests are sent to Rambam’s virology laboratory for analysis.

Location, Days, and Hours

Testing Station Location: Periodic Examinations Institute

Days and Hours:

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday: 10:00 am to 12:00 am

Prices

  • Routine Serology Test: NIS 225
  • Rapid Serology Test:  NIS 400

Receipt of Test Results

Results are sent to the email address you provided.

  • Routine test results are sent the next day
  • Rapid test results are sent within 4 hours.

* The results of the serological examination do not form the basis for giving a green pass

If you do not receive an email with the results, please text to this WhatsApp number: 050-914-0045.

Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or call: 04-777-1652