Coronavirus COVID-19 RT-PCR test at Home for Hyderabad (ICMR Approved)
About the COVID-19 RT PCR Test
Test contains -
- SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR based confirmatory test - through swab test
(RT-PCR) lab analysis is the gold-standard for COVID-19 detection, confirming the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in a sample.
What does positive result means
A positive result means that you are currently infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus.
CT value for positive cases mentioned in report e.g.
What does negative result means
This means that it is very unlikely that you have been infected with the virus.
No CT value mentioned in the report for negative.
Who should do this test
- Symptomatic individuals with ILI (influenza-like illness) symptoms
- Symptomatic (ILI symptoms) or Asymptomatic individuals in contacts of laboratory-confirmed cases.
- All patients suffering from Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI).
What is the RT PCR test for COVID 19?
RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription - Polymerase Chain Reaction test) is a molecular-based diagnostic testing method. An RT PCR test is a laboratory test that allows reverse transcription of RNA into DNA for the detection of the COVID-19 virus. Samples are collected in the form of nasal or throat swabs at your home in Hyderabad. The Covid RT PCR test is designed to detect the presence of covid even if the viral load is on the lower end.
How is RT-Pcr test done?
RT PCR test (Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction test) is the most sensitive technique for mRNA detection. It amplifies and quantifies the presence of a particular genetic material of the virus or any pathogen. Real-Time RT-PCR uses fluorescent dyes as markers to detect the presence or absence of the virus.
Is Rt-pcr test mandatory for domestic flights?
RT-PCR negative certificate not mandatory for people who are fully vaccinated with both the doses of vaccine and are asymptomatic.
Is the RT PCR home test painful?
The covid 19 test is not painful for sample collection but may cause some discomfort as the swab needs to be inserted and twirled a few times for accurate readings. If you are experiencing symptoms of covid 19 then it is best to get test immediately.
How do I protect myself from Covid 19?
To be completely assured of safety against covid, it is best to wear a mask when outside at all times. You should also track symptoms of covid 19, especially if they are escalating within the person. Sore throat, body ache, fever, cough, and other symptoms need to be monitored as they are indicators of covid 19. You should also get a test RT PCR for covid when these symptoms are emerging.
You can also follow a better diet and exercise more often to boost your immunity. Foods that are rich in macronutrients and micronutrients are the best way forward for protection against viral infections. Ensuring that you are social distancing and minimizing exposure is also the best way forward for comprehensive protection.
How to get a covid test Hyderabad based?
MyDiagnostics.in offers customers the RT PCR test conveniently via home delivery in Hyderabad. The covid 19 test sample collection is done at home and is sent to a qualified lab for further analysis. The sample collection of the home covid 19 test is performed via nasal or oral swabs. The home test for covid 19 is approved by ICMR and is carried out by highly trained professionals.
How long does it take to get coronavirus test results
The MyDiagnostics COVID-19 RT PCR Test in Hyderabad provides results within 12-24 hours of sample collection. The covid 19 test results can be obtained via email, which is instantly shared for all residents living in Hyderabad.
How to book covid test at home?
For residents living in Hyderabad, they can book an at-home COVID 19 RT PCR test within minutes. MyDiagnostics.in offers an easy way of placing a kit order for a test in Hyderabad, along with simple instructions for sample collection.
Difference between rt pcr and antigen test
The COVID Antigen test detects the proteins/antigens in the virus and gives immediate results, within 30 minutes. An RT-PCR test detects the SARS COV genetic material (RNA) and gives results within 24 hours. However, RT PCR test is highly accurate while more confirmation is needed for Antigen tests.
How much does rt pcr test cost in Hyderabad?
The RT PCR test for COVID in Hyderabad done by MyDiagnostics cost Rs 1,200. However, after a limited discount, the covid test costs Rs 800.
The covid rt pcr test is a highly affordable and reliable testing mechanism and can be used for the following individuals -
- All symptomatic individuals who have undertaken international travel in the last 14 days
- All symptomatic contacts of laboratory confirmed cases .
- All symptomatic health care workers
- All patients with Severe Acute Respiratory illness (fever AND cough and/or shortness of breath) .
- Asymptomatic direct and high-risk contacts of a confirmed case should be tested once between day 5 and day 14 of coming in his/her contact
What information is required for the covid 9 test in Hyderabad?
You are required to submit the following three documents which are mandated by the Government of India. Without these documents, the testing for 2019-Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is not allowed.
- Government Photo ID proof (Aadhaar card/ Voter Id/ Driving license/Passport) to validate/ record the current address and contact details of the person
- Contact details of the individual