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What is COVID 19?

Coronavirus is a large family of viruses, named for the crown-like spikes present on their surface. So far, in humans, several Coronaviruses have been reported to cause respiratory infections ranging from the mild common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

 

It was a novel Coronavirus (nCoV) strain that caused Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, and was first identified and reported during an investigation of an outbreak in Wuhan, China, on December 31st, 2019. COVID-19 causes respiratory illness that can spread from one person to another and is notorious for mutating quickly and acquiring new qualities.

Covid 19 RT-PCR Test

List of Covid 19 Test We Provide

We do RT PCR Test, Antigen & Antibody Covid Tests at Thyrocare. We serve across the country in various pincodes. Book your Covid Test nearby your location.  and get Covid 19 RT-PCR Test report online 

Covid 19 RT-PCR Test

The  (PCR) test for COVID-19 is a molecular test that analyzes your upper respiratory specimen, looking for genetic material of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Covid Antibody Test

Antibody testing determines whether you had COVID-19 in the past and now have antibodies against the virus. A test to diagnose COVID-19 determines if you currently have the disease.

Covid Infection Monitoring

COVID Infection Monitoring Profile includes all curated tests like D-dimer, Interleukin-6, C-reactive protein, Ferritin, and Lactate dehydrogenase etc.

Covid Infection Monitoring Adv

COVID Infection Monitoring Advanced is an advanced profile with a comprehensive range of tests including D-dimer, Interleukin-6, C-reactive etc.

Post Covid Care

Thyrocare offers Post COVID Care, a profile that consists of 35 tests and is ideal for individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 infection, it includes routine check-up tests.

Post Covid Care Adv

Thyrocare’s Post COVID Care-Advanced is a comprehensive set of 41 parameters that consist of routine tests like Thyroid profile, Kidney profile etc.

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Symptoms Of Covid-19

What are the Symptoms of COVID 19?

COVID-19 infection mostly cause mild to moderate respiratory illness and does not require any special treatment. As per World Health Organization (WHO), the incubation period for COVID-19 range from 1-14 days, most commonly around five days.

Some patients may also experience body aches, nasal congestion, runny nose or diarrhea. Invasive pneumonic infiltrates in both lungs can be seen in Chest X-ray.

Please note that above mentioned symptoms can also be common for other respiratory infections, therefore, travel history to affected geographical area is the most important diagnostic criteria for COVID-19 infection.  

How does COVID 19 spread?

Take Steps to protect others

Around 1 out of every 6 individuals who get COVID-19, become seriously ill and develop breathlessness (difficulty in breathing). It is mostly observed in patients with certain underlying conditions, such as:

Covid 19 RT PCR Test For Travelers

If you are planning to travel within a country or across the world, it is mandatory for you to go through the Covid 19 RT-PCR Test. You need to have your RT PCR Test done within 72 hours before you onboard a large flight. To know more about the COVID Test for Travelers, check below. 

COVID Test For Travelling

FAQ

Yes, you can get this test at the comfort of your home. We provide a home sample collection facility in selected cities. If home collection is not possible, you can locate our nearest collection center on google maps.

The best way to prevent and stop the transmission is to be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease it causes and how it spreads.

Follow the below listed instructions (for everyone) to prevent the infection:

  • 1. Wash your hand regularly with soap and water, or clean them with alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • 2. Maintain at least 1 meter distance between you and people coughing or sneezing
  • 3. Say Namaste to avoid hand contact
  • 4 Avoid touching your face
  • 5 Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing; practice respiratory etiquette (for example, by coughing into a flexed elbow or in tissue paper; discard the used tissue paper in a dustbin with a lid)
  • 6. Refrain from smoking and other activities that weaken the lungs
  • 7. Practice physical distancing (social distancing of at least 1 meter) by avoiding unnecessary travel and staying away from crowd
  • 8. Stay at home if you don’t fell well. Seek medical attention if you experience fever, cough and difficulty in breathing (breathlessness).
  • 9. Keep yourself updated about the latest COVID-19 hotspots (cities or areas where COVID-19 is spreading rapidly and widely). If possible, avoid traveling to those areas.

The best way to prevent and stop the transmission is to be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease it causes and how it spreads.

  • Follow the guidance mentioned above (Protection measures for everyone)
  • Self-isolate (social distancing) yourself by staying at your home if you begin to feel sick/ill, even if you have mild symptoms for e.g., low grade fever (370C or above), headache and runny nose, until you completely recover.
  • If you experience fever, cough and breathlessness (difficulty in breathing), seek medical advice immediately, as this might be due to serious respiratory infection or other medical condition.

If you experience any symptoms pertaining to COVID-19 infection such as fever, cough, and/or breathlessness (difficulty in breathing), and have been in close contact with person known to be positive for COVID-19 or have had recently traveled to an area with spread or outbreak of COVID-19, then you should stay home and call your healthcare provider immediately . Your physician/doctor will decide and detect if you have signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and whether you need testing or not.

The risk depends on where you are or whether there is a COVID-19 outbreak occurring there.
For most of the people in most of the locations the risk of catching COVID-19 is still very low. However, there are now cities and areas around the world where the disease is rapidly spreading, taking a toll on normal day to day life. People living in , or visiting, these areas are at higher risk of catching COVID-19. You need to restrict your movement to such areas to reduce your risk of catching or spreading COVID-19 and also to contain the infection and stop the transmission.
Also, people with weaker immune system are more likely to develop serious illness, such as:

  1. Older people
  2. Immunocompromised individuals
  3. People with cardiovascular diseases
  4. Diabetics
  5. People with chronic respiratory disorders
  6. Patients with Malignancies

COVID-19 can affect anyone, but older people and individuals with underlying medical conditions (such as diabetes, lung diseases, high blood pressure, heart disease or malignancy) appear to develop serious illness more in comparison to others.

  • Clean hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water before touching the mask
  • Take the mask and inspect it for any damage
  • See which side is the top side (where the metal strip is)
  • Ensure the proper side of the mask faces outwards (the coloured side)
  • Place the mask to your face. Pinch the metal strip or stiff edge of the mask so that it fits properly
  • Pull down the mask’s bottom to cover your mouth and chin
  • After use, take off the mask: while keeping the mask away from your face and clothes: avoid touching potentially contaminated surfaces of the mask
  • Discard the mask in a closed bin immediately
  • Wash your hands immediately after touching or discarding the mask

Is There Any Treatment For Covid Virus?

Countries, including India, have taken all necessary actions to ensure that the nation is well-equipped to face the challenge posed by Covid-19. Precaution advisory against this growing contagion and the exemplary groundwork has helped in reducing the impact of the virus in many areas. However, vaccination will provide a solution by enhancing immunity and containing the disease spread.

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