Ateneo opens drive-thru, walk-thru COVID-19 testing

Published July 1, 2021, 12:24 PM

by Gabriela Baron

The Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) has opened a drive-through and walk-through reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing on Thursday, July 1.

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BlueSwab is located at the Loyal Heights, Quezon City, and tests are done by the Ateneo Molecular Pathology Laboratory (AMPLIfy).

The service is available to the public from 7 a.m. to 12 noon, Mondays to Fridays and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

Those interested to avail of the service may book an appointment first by visiting at least one day before the preferred day of swabbing.

Tests are priced at P3,400 for tests done on weekdays and P3,000 for tests done on Sundays.

BlueSwab is a service of AMPLIfy, part of the university’s response to the nation’s call for more diagnostic facilities to help ramp up testing capacity as one way to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

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