Private PCR Testing Available in TMB Clinics Throughout Ireland

Private PCR Testing Available in TMB Clinics Throughout Ireland


26th of November 2021

Tropical Medical Bureau (TMB), Ireland’s leading travel medicine clinic group, offer private PCR testing service to patients with same-day results for €99 at TMB’s drive-through test centre at Leopardstown Racecourse and TMB Kilkenny, and at TMB travel health clinics around Ireland.

This week, online self-referral appointments for PCR tests through the HSE were unavailable in 23 counties across Ireland. TMB have availability for PCR testing in multiple locations throughout the country, including Dublin, Kilkenny, Galway, Cork, Carlow and Wexford.

Tropical Medical Bureau (TMB) work in partnership with Irish lab group, PlusVital to process the tests. The sample will undergo laboratory analysis that has a >98% accuracy rate at detecting an active COVID-19 coronavirus infection.

After completing the PCR test at a TMB clinic or drive-through facility, test results and, based on a negative result, the EU Digital Covid Certificate or Travel Certificate are available for download on the same day via myTMB web portal.

TMB are a government-approved supplier of the EU Digital Covid Certificate based on a negative PCR test result.

Patients can contact TMB’s expert clinicians with any questions they may have regarding their test results.

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About Tropical Medical Bureau Group

The Tropical Medical Bureau Group (encompassing Nomad Travel in the UK) is the leading travel medicine clinic group in Ireland, specialists in providing the best information and medical care available for the international traveller. Collectively, the TMB Group sees approximately 60,000 patients on an annual basis, ranging from the private holiday maker to employees of commercial companies, and overseas volunteers to NGO’s and Government departments, all of whom benefit from the expertise of our highly experienced clinic staff.

Since it was founded in 1988, TMB has undergone major growth and expansion to currently encompass 30 clinics, 20 clinics in Ireland (four base clinics and 16 associate clinics). In 2016, TMB acquired Nomad Travel Clinics in the UK. Nomad Travel Clinics has 25 years’ experience in travel health, pharmacy & retail, throughout 10 clinics across the UK.

What distinguishes TMB is our vast experience and expertise, as well as our superb patient aftercare. All our patients have a detailed consultation with one of our specialised healthcare staff. This covers everything from food and water risks, mosquito avoidance, malaria and thrombosis, as well as risks associated from altitude exposure, and also Zika and COVID-19 risks, which may be associated with your trip. Following a detailed consultation, we then decide on which travel vaccines and malaria tablets are appropriate. Our specialised travel medicine software is constantly being updated with travel news, so if anything is happening in your destination that you need to be aware of, we’ll make sure you are.