Is RTK-Ag test in Malaysia the same as ART in Singapore?

Is RTK-Ag test in Malaysia the same as ART in Singapore?

Find out whether RTK-Ag test in Malaysia is the same as ART in Singapore, the approved clinics and testing kits in Malaysia and Singapore.

What is RTK-Ag test in Malaysia?

RTK-Ag test stands for Antigen Rapid Test Kit. 

Malaysia has been using RTK-Ag test since 6 May 2020 to detect coronavirus COVID-19 variances, including Delta and Omicron. it is a cheaper and faster alternative to RT-PCR.

  • Click here for a list of ART kit approved by Malaysia’s Ministry of Health.
  • Click here for the list of approved clinics in Malaysia for on-site supervised RTK-Ag testing to get test results with QR code for travel pre-departure test.

What is ART in Singapore?

ART stands for Antigen Rapid Test.

  • Click here for a list of ART kit approved by Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA).
  • Click here for where to buy ART self-test kit in Singapore for self-administered test.
  • Click here for the list of approved clinics in Singapore for on-site supervised ART testing to get notarised results with QR code for travel pre-departure test.

Are RTK-Ag test and ART the same?

Yes. Both RTK-Ag and ART are antigen test for coronavirus. As long as the tests are performed at the clinics approved by the ministry of health of the respective countries, they will be recognised.

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