Should I Test Coronavirus?
Ways to find if you are Corona virus-infected or not; you need to take one out of these five tests.
Coronavirus has already affected people globally. Now, it is also spreading in India without showing any abate sign, unlike other parts of the world. Now the question arising in the minds of people all over, how safe is I, and my family?
Here SGTU has made a small effort to collate the relevant information. It is essential to know which test we need to see if we are affected by this virus or not? This deadly virus has already killed thousands of people all over the world.
Name of the tests that can detect COVID-19
Here is the full information that you need to know how to detect the RNA in blood. COVID-19 or Coronavirus has still no test kit, but when you visit the hospital, several tests can avail results related to this virus. The tests are performed to verify if the person is COVID affected or not.
What happens during a Corona Virus or COVID-19 test?
The lab will collect the following samples from you:
- A Swab test or Cotton test:
The lab will take a sample from your throat or nose with the help of clean cotton.
- A Nasal Aspirate:
A saline solution is injected into your nose, and a sample will be suctioned gently
- A tracheal Aspirate:
A thin and light tube known as a bronchoscope being gently pushed to your lungs, and a sample will be acquired.
- A Sputum Test:
It is a variation found in your mucus found in your lungs is collected or coughed out from your nose with a cotton swab.
- A Blood Test:
Variants of samples collected to get evaluated to detect the virus. It can also conduct through a Blanket test for all kinds of Coronaviruses. It can be acquired through a specialized gene sequencing test that is considered as a marker for COVID-19.
When you need a navel coronavirus test?
There are some specific measurements and symptoms to decide either you should go for this test or not:
- If you have traveled or visited in any corona infection affected areas around the globe
- In case you have come in contact with such a person who has moved to such areas
Is there any cure or antibiotic for novel Coronavirus or COVID-19?
As of now, there is no antibiotic available in the market to cure this deadly microorganism. Developed countries like America, Japan are testing and trying to make antibiotics for this disease.
We appeal to you to pay attention to small details related to COVID-19 so that you can keep you and your family safe.