Zika virus testing available

One of our Specialist travel-trained general practitioners will take your consultation. For an idea of the charges Zika testing, and whether you need to give a urine sample, or blood sample or both, see below.

How long has it been since your suspected bite?
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0-7 days

14 days plus or screening for Zika

7-14 days

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£190 plus consultation charge

Urine sample only required
£80 plus consultation charge.

Bloods test only
£270 plus consultation charge

A small blood sample is needed and urine test.

What you need to know about Zika

  • It is spread by the bite of the Aedes mosquito. It can also be transmitted sexually
  • 80% of patients with Zika are asymptomatic
  • Of those patients who have symptoms you can experience a headache, rash, fever and conjunctivitis
  • A full list of Zika outbreak countries can be found here http://www.who.int/emergencies/zika-virus/situation-report/zika_timeline_2013_2016_v2.JPG?ua=1
  • If you are due to go to a country with Zika and are hoping to conceive/ are currently pregnant our doctors can fill out paperwork for you to reclaim the costs of your holiday