During these times of extreme distress, when the lack of Covid-19 RT-PCR testing has become a serious issue, SpiceHealth has emerged to offer quality diagnostic services to all at the most economical cost. SpiceHealth is well-known for offering the most affordable RT-PCR testing in the country, with prices starting at just Rs 299/-. SpiceHealth is effectively directing RT-PCR tests in Chennai.
Booking a slot on SpiceHealth is a very convenient task. You can either book a test through our website or avail our services by calling us on our customer care number i.e. +91-124-4967000.Book A Test In Chennai
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What is RT-PCR test?
The COVID-19 RT-PCR Test is a real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction test for the detection of nucleic acid from SARS-COV-2 by collecting nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab specimens from individuals suspected of COVID-19.
RT-PCR is a laboratory technique involving reverse transcription (RT) of viral RNA into DNA and then this Complementary DNA is amplified by the help of another technique called polymerase chain reaction (PCR). It helps to detect even a very low concentration of virus at the time by amplification of DNA even when symptoms of the disease are not visible.
Why should you take RT-PCR test?
RT-PCR is considered as the gold standard for detecting COVID-19. It is one of the fastest and most accurate laboratory method for detection of COVID-19. The real time RT–PCR technique is highly sensitive and specific and can deliver a reliable diagnosis in about three to four hours. Positive test result is highly confirmatory, as dual test our done before reporting, first at the time of screening and then for confirmation.
Why Should You Choose SpiceHealth?
At SpiceHealth, People believe that quality healthcare is a human right. SpiceHealth strives to provide accessible and affordable healthcare and diagnostic services to all. SpiceHealth has emerged as the fastest growing diagnostic lab in India having conducted more than 2.3 million RT-PCR tests since its launch Chennai in November 2020. SpiceHealth’s RT-PCR testing labs in Chennai have been successfully conducting the country’s cheapest RT-PCR tests starting from just Rs. 299/- .The mobile labs are located at accessible locations. The walk-in facility provides safe testing experience. Beside affordable pricing and advanced care, SpiceHealth uses high quality equipment and expert team to generate accurate results.
LIST OF COLLECTION CENTRES
Where Are The List Of RT-PCR Testing Centres Of SpiceHealth In Chennai?
SpiceHealth's walk-in RT-PCR tests are available at various important locations in Chennai which include:
FUNCTIONING AND APPLICATION
How Does SpiceHealth Operates In Chennai?
Spicehealth conducts the RT-PCR tests in Chennai that uses nasopharyngeal swab/ oropharyngeal swabs /throat swab/nasal swab for the identification of virus particles in the patients. The test is carried out by trained professionals with the help of an RT-PCR test kit. It involves the extraction of genetic material (RNA) of the Covid-19 virus.
If the patient experiences any one of the symptoms of corona virus, it is advisable to get the Covid-19 RT-PCR test done, in accordance with the ICMR guidelines. The only way to counter the spread of the pandemic is to test rampantly and at SpiceHealth we have been innovating constantly to offer medical care . The test results are made available within 24 hours of sample collection.
INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS
How To Interpret Result Of The Covid-19 RT-PCR Test?The SARS COV2 RNA is generally detectable in nasopharyngeal/oropharyngeal swabs during the acute phase of infection.
Positive results are indicative of active infection.
Negative results interpret that RNA Specific to SARS-COV-2 is Not Detected.
A Repeat Sample Is Suggested In Case Of Clinical Suspicion when the results are Inconclusive.
A Non Diagnostic result means that Internal control not detected, samples need to be repeated.
TRAVELLING DURING THE PANDEMIC
What Are The Covid-19 Test Requirements For Travel Purposes?
For travel purposes, Countries want that visitors carry no active infection, so usually a molecular test is preferred. Currently, the outbound passengers travelling from India to a number of international destinations are being allowed to board flights only if they carry a negative RT-PCR test report as per guidelines of the destination country.
What Kind Of Tests Should Be Taken After Getting Recovered From Covid-19?
It has been observed that the SARS-COV-2 virus can leave long-lasting, lingering side effects long after the viral load has depleted. Tests are suggested for people who have recovered from COVID-19. . However, these Tests are subjective for the conditions of the patient. Tests like CPR, COVID-19 Antibody Test, CBC test, glucose tests, neurofunction tests, chest scans, vitamin D tests are generally recommended.
Steps of Booking
How To Book A Test?
Booking a slot on SpiceHealth is a very easy and affordable task. Just enter your number or mail, generate an OTP, add your details and schedule your appointment. Both visiting a collection centre or Contactless Doorstep Collection services are offered.
You can also book the appointment for your test by dialing our customer care number i.e. +91-124-4967000.