PCR testing is available if you have COVID-19 symptoms. PCR testing is recommended for people at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19 who test negative using a rapid antigen test.
If you have COVID-19 symptoms and test negative, stay at home until you are well.
Find more information about what to do if you test positive and treatments for COVID-19.
Dedicated COVID-19 testing
PCR testing is available without a GP referral at dedicated SA Pathology sites:
Full panel respiratory testing
Full-panel respiratory testing is available by GP referral at select pathology collection centres across metropolitan and regional South Australia.
For more information and to book an appointment:
- SA Pathology COVID-19 testing (GP referral preferred at regional locations)
- Clinpath COVID-19 testing
- Australian Clinical Labs COVID-19 testing