SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) MONITORING PANEL
Test Price: ₹ 6500
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the causative agent of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). It is an infectious disease first identified in 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province. It has spread globally, resulting in the 2019â2020 Coronavirus pandemic. Common symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, muscle pain, sputum production, diarrhoea, sore throat, abdominal pain, and loss of smell or taste. Majority of cases result in mild symptoms while in a few cases it may progress to pneumonia and multi-organ failure. The virus is mainly spread during close contact via respiratory droplets produced when people cough or sneeze.
Pre-Test Information:Duly filled Covid-19 Clinical Information Form (Form 44) / SRF ID as mandated by GOI is mandatory.
Method:Real Time RT-PCR, Immunuturbidimetry, Electrical Impedence, VCS, Spectrophotometry, Indirect ISE
Specimen:Submit Oropharyngeal and Nasopharyngeal Swabs/ET secretions/ BAL /Sputum inoculated in special viral transport medium (VTM) available from LPL. Ship refrigerated in a special transport box available from LPL AND 3 mL (2 mL min.) serum from 1 SST AND 3 mL (2 mL min.) whole blood in 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Overnight fasting is preferred. Duly filled Covid-19 Clinical Information Form (Form 44) / SRF ID as mandated by GOI is mandatory.
Stability Room:2 HRS
Stability Refrigerated:48 HRS
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