Take a journey through PPP’s call of duty ensuring safety & peace of mind amidst the ongoing Pandemic. Let us not be complacent in this fight against Covid-19. Stay vigilant & stay safe!
In February 2020, Pantai Premier Pathology (PPP) received approval from the Ministry of Health as one of the 4 private labs in Malaysia to start the COVID-19 screening services. In March 2020, a total of 400 samples were run per day using the rtPCR method. These samples were received from various sites including IHH hospitals, GP clinics and corporate clients. In April 2020, PPP expanded its service offering that includes rtPCR and rapid PCR nationwide with an increase in the running capacity to 800 samples per day. A new service, RTK Antigen, was offered nationwide in May 2020, with increased running capacity to 3,500 per day. PPP has also offered support in running MOH samples when required at that time. A total YTD testing of 7.6% of the nationwide capacity at 207,396 tests was achieved in October 2020 with the launch of another service, RTK Antibody testing. In January 2021, PPP opened up another COVID-19 lab located at Pantai Hospital Ampang. After 12 months of providing COVID-19 screening service, PPP contributed to a total of 460,435 testing nationwide in February 2021. More COVID-19 screening labs were started at Gleneagles Medini, Johor Bahru and KLIA, Sepang in March 2021 with overall running capacity up to 8,000 tests per day. PPP has recorded the highest monthly total sample screened to date at 145,181 in one month as at May 2021.