logo-costamed
SliderEpidemiology.jpg

COVID-19 Tests

Epidemiology is the study (scientific, systematic, data-driven) of the distribution (frequency, pattern) and determinants (causes, risk factors) of health-related states and events (not just diseases) in specified populations and the application of this study to the control of health problems.

Epidemiology analyzes specific patterns through surveillance and data on how a disease behaves. 

Multidisciplinary teams of professionals in the scientific field participate in analyzing demography, behavior, statistics, and factors such as duration, season, frequency, city, population, country, and vulnerable people (children, the elderly, pregnant women, or people with pre-existing conditions).

CORONAVIRUS- A virus group that causes diseases such as the common cold, pneumonia, Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The strain of coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that caused the outbreak in China is new and previously unknown.
 

COVID- 19- an infectious disease caused by a coronavirus. The outbreak began in Wuhan (China) in December 2019. The WHO World Health Organization officially declared it a pandemic on March 11th, 2020. The disease spread to various countries of the world. Affecting thousands of people on all continents. Health authorities are working to stop it from spreading further. 

The most vulnerable population includes:

  • People over 70 years old.
  • Pregnant women
  • People with pre-existing conditions such as:
  • Asthma (chronic)
  • COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, emphysema or bronchitis
  • Heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Chronic kidney diseaseChronic liver disease
  • Chronic neurological diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Weak immune systems, such as cancer or HIV.
  • Overweight people
  • Organ transplant patients
     


Follow the pertinent recommendations: 

  • Social distancing
  • Hygiene- frequent hand washing
  • Use of mouth covers
     

Costamed Testing

Costamed Medical Group offers the best medical treatment and laboratory services during the pandemic. We guaranty the highest standards in our treatment and testing.
 

You can find our hospitals in Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, Tulum, and Puerto Morelos where you can find the Covid- 19 tests.
 

We follow all the necessary security measures.

  • Temperature check upon arrival of all patients and staff.
  • Sanitary gel stations at the entry and exit points of our hospitals.
  • Face masks for 100% of the medical and dental staff at all times during all shifts.
  • Staff who present any symptoms of Covid-19 are tested; if positive, they are sent home to quarantine for 14 days.
  • Questions are asked at the hospital entrance for your safety.
  • We have isolation areas.

Procedures

Inbound and Outbound Restrictions

Check here for some travel restrictions or with your regulatory body - local, state, provincial, federal government, Covid-19 doctor. If you require a PCR-COVID19 or rapid test, you can count on our laboratory.

Rapid Blood Test

The Price for this test is in Mexican Pesos and is self-pay only. It is does not apply for insurance companies, or similar. If you wish to pay in dollars, the current exchange rate will be used.
 

If there are symptoms pertaining to the COVID-19 virus, the rapid test is recommended since a fever, and other symptoms suggest that our body is already responding to the virus's attack.

From

$799.00

Extended Test

*The Price for this test is in Mexican Pesos and is self-pay only. It is does not apply for insurance companies, or similar. If you wish to pay in dollars, the current exchange rate will be used.

 

This study does not just analyze your blood to find antibodies, it also includes Imaging and Laboratory studies that help verify if the body is presenting signs of an infection. A general physician will include a certificate of what has been analyzed.

From

$2,317.00

PCR Test

*The Price for this test is in Mexican Pesos and is self-pay only. It is does not apply for insurance companies, or similar. If you wish to pay in dollars, the current exchange rate will be used.

 

Polymerase Chain Reaction

In real- time

High specificity and sensitivity it provides an early diagnosis since it allows us to detect the virus in the first phases of respiratory infection. Sample Type: Nasopharyngeal or Pharyngeal Exudate.

100% Trustworthy

Results ready in 48 to 24 hours

According to the WHO recommendations, the ideal moment to take the samples is 24- 48 hours after contact. Limited Availability Restrictions Apply Subject to changes without prior notice

From

$2,499.00

Where to Do It?

Medical Group Costamed Locations
JCI Logo
Consejo de Salubridad
Health Services Canada Logo
FCCA Logo
DAN Logo
CMIM Logo
whatsapp_icon messenger_icon facebook_icon youtube_icon