Private Sector Laboratory Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Jamaica

JANAAC PRE-ACCREDITTED LABORATORIES/FACILITIES  LOCATION TYPE OF COVID-19 TEST
ANTIGEN PCR                                                                                                               
Complete Care Medical Centre Ocho Rios, St Ann YES NO
Dr. Garg Medical Practice Old Harbour, St. Catherine YES NO
Pulseline Family Medical Centre Howard Cooke Boulevard YES NO
Pure Jamaica Medical Centre Stanton Terrace, Kingston YES NO
RK Medical Diagnostic Laboratory NMIA YES NO
Savanna-la-Mar YES NO
Sekhmet Medical Limited Montego Bay, St James YES NO
Shimac Laboratory Services May Pen, Clarendon YES NO
Suretime Emergency Medical Services Ltd. Trafalgar Rd, Kingston YES NO
Vein Centres of Jamaica Lady Musgrave Rd, Kingston YES NO
Windsor Wellness Centre Windsor Avenue, Kingston YES NO       
MOHW-APPROVED LABORATORIES/FACILITIES                 LOCATION                              TYPE OF COVID-19 TEST
ANTIGEN PCR
MicroLabs Ltd. Kingston YES Samples collected and tested by CARIGEN
Mandeville YES
Montego Bay YES
Biomedical/Caledonia Kingston YES YES
Montego Bay YES YES
Winchester Surgical & Medical Institute Kingston YES NO
Bay West Hospital Montego Bay YES YES
Hospiten Montego Bay Montego Bay YES YES
Andrews Hospital Kingston YES  NO
Technological Solutions Ltd. Kingston YES YES
CARIGEN Kingston NO YES
MD LINK Kingston NO Approved for sample collection only. NOT APPROVED FOR TESTING
Aids Health Foundation (AHF) Kingston YES NO
Central Medical Laboratory Kingston YES NO
Fleet Diagnostic Laboratory Kingston YES NO
LRI Medical Laboratory Kingston YES YES
Oneness Health Centre St. James YES NO


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Samples collected by Microlabs Ltd.

Public-Private Partnership re SARS-CoV-2 Testing Secretariat

Operating Hours         –           10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.            Monday – Frida

Contact Person            –           Mrs. Ingrid Gray-Mighty

Telephone Number     –           (876) 630-1913

Email Address           –            privsectest@moh.gov.jm

 

LIST OF COVID-19 ANTIGEN TEST KITS APPROVED FOR USE IN JAMAICA

MANUFACTURER NAME
SD Biosensor Inc. Standard Q COVID-19 Antigen Test
SD Biosensor Inc. Standard F COVID-19 Antigen Test
Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Jena GmbH Panbio COVID-19 Rapid Test Device (Nasopharyngeal)
Premier Medical Corporation Private Limited Sure Status COVID-19 Antigen Test Card
Access Bio Inc. CareStartTM COVID-19 Antigen Test Kit

 

The Ministry also wishes to advise Private Laboratories to visit the JANAAC website and to participate in the enhanced accreditation programme for medical laboratories. Interested private labs should visit the JANAAC website at www.janaac.gov.jm to access more information and to download the application form for registration.  The Ministry of Health and Wellness supports this initiative of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce and encourage all interested parties to register and get accredited.