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THROAT & NASAL SWAB
Corona testing is available at Max Lab in Chandigarh at government mandated prices. The RT PCR test requires a nasal or throat swab and offers highly accurate results. In order to flatten the curve, RT PCR testing is essential to track and break the chain of transmission in communities.
RT PCR test in Chandigarh is suggested for people with the following symptoms:
Besides these, people who have come in contact with COVID-19 positive patients are suggested to get themselves tested. It is also advisable to follow COVID appropriate behaviour while travelling, which includes wearing masks and following social distancing protocols. Getting the COVID test done upon arrival in Chandigarh is, again, a responsible step.....Read More
COVID-19 has a number of signs such as fever, cold, cough, body pain, and nausea, among others. However, there are chances of being infected even when there are no COVID symptoms. Keeping this in mind, it is advisable for individuals to get tested especially when they have come in contact with a COVID positive person.
A COVID-infected individual may start showing corona symptoms within 1-14 days. This is known as the incubation period of COVID-19. Mild to moderate illness lasts for two weeks. On the other hand, it can take up to six weeks to recover. Due to the varying nature of COVID-19 signs in people across the world, it is recommended to get tested proactively and isolate as soon as any of the symptoms appear.
A rapid antigen test requires a nasal swab sample of the patient that is collected by a Max Lab technician. An RT-PCR test for COVID-19, on the other hand, requires a nasal and throat swab to get accurate results. Max Lab provides home collection services for both rapid antigen and RT-PCR tests at government mandated prices which are quite affordable.
Of the two, RT-PCR tests provide a higher level of accuracy. An RT-PCR Test is recommended for people who need an instant report for travel or other purposes. This corona test detects specific proteins that are present in the COVID-19 virus. An RT-PCR test is conducted to check the presence of genetic material (RNA) in a patient’s immune system. Thus, an RT-PCR test provides a more comprehensive report of the viral infection.
Max Lab follows government mandated prices for COVID-19 tests and the reports are generated within 24 hours of sample collection. You can check the accurate prices here
The RT-PCR COVID test results provided by Max Lab should be available within 24 hours of sample collection.
To check the RT-PCR test report online, you must follow the steps mentioned below:
Step 1: Download Max Lab report click <maxlablink>
Step 2: Select Download Report
Step 3: Login using your registered number
Step 4: Proceed with OTP given on your mobile
Step 5: Select the patient’s name
Step 6: Download the report from the given link.
In case of further assistance, you may reach our customer support at 7982100200
A negative COVID test result is required for travelling to several states and union territories in our country. But, it is not mandatory to get tested for domestic travel everywhere in India. Taking this into account, it is advisable to check the protocols set by the airlines and state governments at least 72 hours before your flight. This will help you in booking a COVID test from Max Lab, in case it is a necessity
Yes, the RT-PCR test can be done for young kids and infants. In fact, it is recommended for young kids and newborn babies in case their mother or any caregiver is COVID-19 positive. Symptomatic and asymptomatic children should be tested for the COVID-19 virus with a home collection of their samples
Max Lab is one of the most trusted laboratories approved by ICMR. At Max Lab, the types of Corona tests that you can get done include RT-PCR Test, Rapid Antibody Test, Rapid Antigen Test, TrueNat Test, and CB NAAT Test, and get accurate results.
The RT-PCR Test for COVID-19 is quick and safe at MAX Lab in Chandigarh. After consulting the family physician, individuals can: -
After providing a nasal swab and saliva sample for COVID testing at the nearest Max Lab in Chandigarh, individuals must wait for 24 hours to get the test results.
Positive – If the test result is positive, then there is an active infection of the COVID-19 virus in the body. This viral load can cause mild to severe symptoms depending upon its effect on the immune system. The first step to take after getting a positive COVID test result is to isolate. All those who came in contact with the individual must be informed as well. Furthermore, the family doctor must be consulted for prescribing your medications or any other further tests.
Negative – An individual does not have SARS-CoV-2 infection when the test results are negative. In case he/she are suffering from symptoms similar to coronavirus, then you can take a test again after a couple of days. There can be certain times when the viral load cannot be detected in the early stages of infection.
Following COVID protocols is essential to stay protected during this pandemic. Book an RT PCR test in Chandigarh at a Max Lab near you for safe testing and accurate results.