This test is also known as COVID-19 Testing, Coronavirus 2019 Test, SARS-CoV-2 Test, and SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Test. It helps diagnose COVID-19 infection in an individual and is done via the RT-PCR method.
The COVID-19 RT-PCR test is done:
• In case of symptoms of COVID-19 infection.
• If one has been exposed to COVID-19 or has come in contact with an individual already infected with COVID-19.
• If one has traveled from one country to another country or within the country from one state to another state.
Please note that the samples are processed at NABL accredited labs and authorised by ICMR.