PCR Testing for International Travel

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requires airline passengers to show proof of a negative corona virus test or recovery from COVID-19 before boarding an international flight to the United States. American Clinic Tokyo will conduct PCR testing for asymptomatic individuals preparing to travel. We do not perform PCR testing for symptomatic individuals.

Cost: 29800 yen (All inclusive. A physician-signed report will be issued electronically and in writing. A Hawai’i state PCR negative certificate will be issued for travelers to Hawai’i. Consultation fees and English document fees are included.) https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel-partners/

Method of sample collection: Saliva or Nasopharyngeal swab ( NAAT- nucleic acid amplification test – Test kit/device: cobas® SARS-CoV-2 / Cobas 8800 System), Turnaround Time: minimum 24 hours.

Appointments: Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) 9: 00-17: 00 by appointment at the American Clinic Tokyo located near the U.S. embassy in Akasaka, Tokyo. Drive-thru options are also available. Sample collection at home, office, hotel, or groups can be arranged case-by-case (separate visit fees will be required).

Reservations: Please complete this form here: https://forms.gle/4fqnbZ6znbmtxMwZ6

Please call 03-6441-0969 or email us at info@americanclinictokyo.com if you have any questions.

Notice: If the test result is positive we will not be able to issue a certificate of clearance. In rare cases, a re-test will be required by our laboratory. In this case, the result may not be available at the expected time. All payments are non-refundable. Furthermore, we will not be responsible for any delays or missed flights.

American Clinic Online

In an effort to prevent community transmission of respiratory illness (COVID-19), we are launching American Clinic Online services to our established patients.Consultations with physicians will be performed on VSee (a telemedicine platform used by NASA). Medicine will be sent to your home or office without physically visiting our clinic. Please register with the following link and call us using VSee for more information. If you cannot reach us, try our regular number at 03-6441-0969.

Sign up and connect with our reception desk here:

https://vsee.com/s/5e5861ed03c80

To proceed with an online physician, please complete our initial questionnaire here: 

https://forms.gle/ehw9ojPrQemcg7bP7

Rapid COVID-19 IgM/IgG Antibody Testing (Research Use Only)

We are currently conducting Rapid COVID-19 IgM/IgG Antibody Testing.* Contact our office at +81-3-6441-0969 or info@americanclinictokyo.com if you wish to participate. Registration fee will be 10000 yen plus tax per person. Appointments are required in advance. *Please note that this is NOT the PCR test or Antigen test to diagnose COVID-19.

Japan Visitor 24/7 Hotline

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) operates a visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call for tourist information or assistance in the case of accidents and emergencies including novel coronavirus(COVID-19). Support is available in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

  • JAPAN VISITOR HOTLINE 050-3816-2787
  • IF CALLING FROM OVERSEAS +81-50-3816-2787

Recombinant Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine: SHINGRIX (GSK)

Shingles is a painful rash caused by reactivation of the chickenpox virus. 99% of people over 50 years of age are living with the virus that causes shingles. One in three people will develop shingles in their lifetime.

SHINGRIX works to boost your body’s protection against shingles (herpes zoster). It is a FDA-approved 2-dose series proven to be up to 90% effective in clinical trials.

It is given as a two-dose series, two months apart.

For more information please follow this link: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/shingles-recombinant.pdf

If you wish to proceed, please sign up here: https://forms.gle/ehw9ojPrQemcg7bP7