PCR testing - Diktis Ygeias

Frequently asked questions about PCR testing for COVID-19:

Do I need to make an appointment for PCR testing?

No, PCR testing is performed on a walk-in basis from Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. until 13:00 p.m. You will need to bring your passport or ID.

When do I receive the test result?

The test result is given until 20:00 p.m. of the same day, in printed or electronic form.

Is it safe for visitors to enter the facilities of the diagnostic centre?

  • The test is performed in a specially designed area
  • The staff uses special equipment, according to the relevant instructions

How is the sample taken?

Testing for COVID-19 is done with a nasal swab.

How is the test result given?

  • • The test result is posted on the Social Security website (idika.gr), where you can search for it using your TAXIS credentials or Social Security Number (AMKA).
  • • For your convenience and in order to avoid unnecessary travel, you can also ask the reception staff to send the result to your e-mail address.

When should I get tested?

- If you have symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, or loss of taste

- After contact with a confirmed COVID case

- If you work in the health sector

- If you belong to one of the vulnerable groups

- If you take care of children or elderly persons

- Before travelling

Some safety tips for going out:

  1. 1. If you are about to meet people, prefer an open-air location
  2. 2. Wear a mask or keep a safety distance of 2 meters
  3. 3. If you feel the need to cough or sneeze, cover your mouth in your elbow

4.      Disinfect your hands after contact with doorknobs, elevator buttons, switches

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Tumour markers
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Holter heart rate monitoring
Stress test
Holter blood pressure monitoring
Colour Doppler ultrasound
Triplex vascular ultrasound
Organ and body ultrasound
Digital mammography
Bone density measurement
Home blood sampling


Operating hours:
Monday - Friday: 07:00 a.m. - 20:00 p.m.
Saturday: 08:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Our staff and management are at your disposal to provide any information or clarification you need regarding medical issues, about the medical departments of our company and the examinations we perform, our contracts with insurance funds, appointments and opening hours.


It’s an internationally recognized fact that identifying any health problem in its early stages makes it much more likely to be treated effectively.
Preventive medicine is constantly gaining ground, not only because it can shield our health, but also because it can be done in a short time and painlessly.
At Deiktis  Ygeias, we can help you with our suggestion for a complete preventive check.


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