Covid-19 RT-PCR New

Description

  • RT-PCR Test is the gold standard for diagnosis of COVID-19.
  • This test willdetect the presence of genetic material (RNA in this case) of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in your test sample.
  • Sample type – nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabs
  • Safe and hygienic home collection by well-trained staff.
  • Fast, accurate and reliable test results.
  • Documents needed for testing:- Aadhar card or passport in case of foreign nationals.
  • Test performed in our ICMR approved and NABL accredited, state-of-the-art BSL-2 laboratory; ICMR Registration No. – LILALIHPLD

You can call us on +91-88600-20720 or +91-11-45500-126/127 to book a test.


Only customers holding Indian debit or credit cards may place their order through this portal. International customers are requested to write to us at info@lipomic.com so that we may assist them in placing the order.

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    Frequently Asked Question

    Coronaviruses are a family of enveloped, RNA viruses which got the name “corona”because of the crown like spikes on their outer surface. Coronaviruses are pathogens for many animal species and humans. The human coronaviruses were first identified in the 1960s. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and COVID-19 are disease outbreaks caused by different type of coronaviruses.

    SARS-CoV-2 stands for “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2” and is a part of the coronavirus family. SARS- CoV-2 is the virus responsible for a world-wide pandemic that emerged in China in December, 2019.

    RT-PCR is the most sensitive and widely used diagnostic tool for diagnosis and quantification of RNA based virus infections. Other examples of RNA-based diseases are the common cold, influenza, Dengue, Chikungunya, swine-flu, polio, measles etc. As the name implies, RT-PCR is a two-step process– (i) Reverse Transcription (RT) and (ii) Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).
    Reverse transcriptase is a process which involves converting RNA to a form of DNA called the complementary DNA (cDNA). Unlike RNA, cDNA is not subject to degradation, making it more stable than RNA. As the starting amount of RNA in a sample may be very low and in order to help detection, the cDNA is amplified, where multiple copies of the cDNA are made using a technique called Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). The two steps (RT and PCR) combined together give rise to the name RT-PCR.

    If you have been infected, symptoms may appear within two weeks of exposure, or you may remain asymptomatic and continue to pass on the infection to others. Majority of the people display only mild to moderate symptoms and respiratory distress and do not need hospitalization.

    As per ICMR guidelines

    • All symptomatic individuals with history of international travel in the last 14 days.
    • All symptomatic contacts of a laboratory confirmed case.
    • All symptomatic health care workers / frontline workers involved in containment and mitigation activities.
    • All asymptomatic high-risk contacts(contacts in family and workplace, elderly ≥ 65 years of age, those with co-morbidities etc
    • All individuals undertaking travel to countries/Indian states mandating a negative COVID-19 test at point of entry.
    • All individuals who wish to get themselves tested.

    Nasal and throat swab will be collected for this test. The sample will be collected from your home by an expert sample collection agent following all precautions and wearing PPE kits.

    You may fill the form for booking a test at the bottom of this webpage and we will get back to you shortly. You can also call us on +91-88600-20720 or +91-11-45500-126/127.

    Lipomic has the utmost regard for your privacy and no one nor any other private entity, apart from you will have access to your reports. We ensure this by generating a unique barcode and a security code for every sample. However, we will report your results with the defined government bodies, as mandated by the ICMR, Union and State Health Ministries.

    You will be notified on your registered mobile number or email-id when your when your results are ready. The notification will include your unique sample barcode and security code. You can then access your report on www.lipomic.com

    We will strive to analyse your samples at the earliest possible, latest within 48 hours of your sample reaching the lab.

    The test report will mention you test status. However, you are advised to consult your doctor with the report for the final interpretation.

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