Covid tests for travel - Dr Kerr, English doctor in Florence, Italy

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Covid tests for travel

Rapid VIRAL ANTIGEN tests can be done at Dr Kerr's office.

The cost is €50. This includes the test and certificate in English.

The result and the certificate will be ready in 15 minutes.
The tests are done Monday to Friday, not Saturday or Sunday(on Monday, just in the afternoon)
by appointment only. Slots are available between 10.15am at 4.45pm
Friday 20th May: no afternoon slots left. After July 22nd 2022 the doc will be on holiday.

Dr Kerr uses the Roche Rapid Viral Antigen test specifications (specificity 99.2%, sensitivity 95.5%)
The certificate will be in English and have the following info:
Name, DOB, an address, passport or document ID no. (optional), the date and time of the test, the details of the test clinic, the name of the test (Roche viral antigen) and the test parameters (specificity 99.2%, sensitivity 95.5%).
The test and certificate is useful for traveling.
Dr Kerr's computer system is not linked to the Goverment Public health system so the certificates cannot be used as a Green Pass (there is no QR code) or to make a certificate of recovery for the Green Pass.

To make an appt.  please send an email to:
and we will try to respond as quickly as possible (10am - 5pm CET Mon-Fri).

Please put your desired date/time in the email subject box, and the number of tests required.
If you need the test today or tomorrow please write 'Urgent' before the date/time request in the subject line.
If the request is for the following week, it might take a day or so for the secretary to come back with a time.
It is useful to include (for each person)
-Name (Mr/Ms) Please indicate which is the family name if it might not be obvious, and the same names as those on your travel document/passport.
-date of birth (please spell the month)
-an address (usually home address)
-country of tax residence
-It is also useful to have the passport or ID number on the certificate along with the exp date.

Please check the up to date requirements for :

PCR / molecular TEST
N.B. some countries require the PCR test instead of the antigen test
Dr Kerr does not do this test in his office.

Some labs that do the PCR test:
N.B. there is a good chance they won't be able to do the tests after midday or on a Sunday

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