Do you know what happens to your sample?

Do you know what happens to COVID-19 swab samples?

In this short animation, follow Ewan's swabs through a hospital laboratory - where Victoria, a professionally registered biomedical scientist, conducts the appropriate PCR testing in an accredited virology department.

Watch our other short animated videos to see how samples taken at your GP surgery are sent to hospital laboratories to be analysed by biomedical science staff






Further information 

Meet the biomedical scientists behind the animated videos

Cherie - Microbiologist

Danny - Biochemist

Jo - Histologist

Find out more about biomedical science and how it is at the heart of your healthcare.