Fast PCR

The results of your PCR test in 1 hour

  • Nasopharyngeal swab sample.
  • We offer the most advanced technology nowadays.
  • Immediate comfort with results by text message or email in 1 hour.

Prueba PCR con resultados inmediatos

See all tests

No medical prescription needed
Ask for an appointment or go directly to the nearest IMED center. No medical prescription needed for test performance, but we advice to have an appointment through the website to avoid waiting times.

Rapid PCR test enables to detect SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) presence forwarded in any stage of the disease.

Fast PCR test is the last innovation in coronavirus detection. IMED offers their patients this technology.


Pago seguro

Fast PCR test results in 1 hour*

* You have to be on time to your appointment. If you are late and the agenda is complete your sample processing will be delayed till the next appointment available in the agenda.
If you don't have previous appointment and there are no appointments available, it will be offered to collect the sample and we will inform you when the result will be ready.
Remember that the results can be delayed under some circumstances.

What is it the Fast PCR test?

Fast PCR test is the last medical innovation available to detect SAR-Cov-2. For the patient, the performance is as conventional PCR test, obtaining the sample through nasopharyngeal swab (swab introduced on the nose/mouth).

The sample is processed with special technology, that accelerates the process to obtain the results in approximately one hour.

When it is recommended to perform PCR test?

Health Ministry advise to perform PCR test if you have severe respiratory infection with some of these symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Coughing
  • Shortness of breath feeling
  • Painful swallowing
  • Smell loss
  • Taste loss
  • Muscle soreness
  • Diarrhoea

When there are no symptoms but there was contact with a positive SARS-Cov-2 patient, or a situation that may generate doubts about being at risk of infection. It is recommended to perform PCR test at least two days after that contact or situation, because it is possible that during the first days the viral load is not high enough to detect it.

If it is positive the laboratory have to inform health authority, and have to contact the medical center to inform about the situation and follow protocols established by health authority.

Some countries require some test as PCR before travelling. You can see here the updated list of countries with restrictions for travellers from Spain.

Before visiting risk patients or over 60 years old, it is recommended to perform PCR test. All measures have to be considered to avoid infection in those risk collectives.

Before you visit your family or go to social events in close spaces with significant number of people, it is recommended that everyone take all measures needed and even perform a PCR test before the event.

Factor Humano, Tecnología Punta