Importance of COVID-19 testing:

  • Cater the needs of infected people.
  • Provide treatment for the infected.
  • Isolate or hospitalize people who are infected by the virus.
  • To help investigators characterize the prevalence, spread and     contagiousness of the disease.

What is an COVID-19 Antibody IgG & IgMTest?

The antibody test checks whether your immune system- the defence of your body against illness or viruses has responded to CoronaVirus. It does not tell if you have COVID-19 or not!! Commonly used to detect asymptomatic cases of COVID-19.
  • A technician will prick your finger and take a sample of your blood.
  • The test looks for the presence of both the type of antibodies to SARC CorV-2
  • IgM antibodies, which happen early in an infection
  • IgG antibodies, which are more likely to show up later

What is Rapid Antigen Test or Coronavirus Test?

The Rapid antigen test, also known as Coronavirus Test looks for the signs of an active virus in the person’s body. It gives results faster than the antibody test and the process is comparatively easier as well!It only tells if the virus is present in your body at the moment of testing
  • A technician will take a swab deeply from your nasal cavity, to take a sample of cells     from the back of your nose!
  • Then the sample will be sent to the lab to determine, if the virus’s genetic material     (RNA) was found in the patient’s cells.

Frequently asked questions

Common symptoms are fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Other symptoms may include chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell. If you were exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 and you have these symptoms, you might have COVID-19. Contact your healthcare provider for a COVID-19 test.

The antibody test checks whether your immune system- the defence of your body against illness or viruses has responded to CoronaVirus. It does not tell if you have COVID-19 or not!! Commonly used to detect asymptomatic cases of COVID-19.

When a patient books an appointment to get tested for COVID-19, s/he is asked to bring the following documents along with them for record:

  • Aadhar Card
  • Doctor’s prescription

Different tests require different kinds of samples to be examined. For Antibody IgG & IgM Test a technician will prick your finger and take a sample of your blood. The test looks for the presence of both the types of antibodies to SARS CoV-2.For Rapid Antigen Test the sample taken to be examined is a swab deeply from your nasal cavity, to take a sample of cells from the back of your nose!

At Radix Healthcare we are determined towards providing safe services to our patients as your safety is our priority. Our laboratories are fully equipped with all precautionary measures in orderto ensure full safety.

  • Our laboratories are deeply sanitized at short intervals.
  • The staff wears fully covered PPE kits at all times.

Your COVID-19 test reports will be provided to you within 24 hours of the test.

After the test is completed, the sample is taken to the lab where it is examined as whether you are COVID-19 positive or negative. When you receive the report, your results will be clearly mentioned.

To book an appointment at Radix Healthcare for a COVID-19 test, call on 9873613111 or 011-22011196/92. Booking an appointment is always best as it will help you avoid waiting and being at any kind of crowd, which reduces the chances of transfer of the virus.

You must not worry if you are COVID-19 positive. You only need to take some major precautionsand stay warm, healthy and motivated to heal better and quickly. Keep a note of the tips below in order to keep yourself and your surrounding safe:

  • Don’t think it's the end of the world.
  • Isolate Yourself in your home from other people and pets.
  • Don’t share your clothes, utensils and linens with anyone.
  • Take proper medications and call before visiting your Health expert.●Keep a check on your symptoms and be responsible.

  • The antibody test checks whether your immune system- the defence of your body against illness or viruses has responded to CoronaVirus. It does not tell if you have COVID-19 or not!! Commonly used to detect asymptomatic cases of COVID-19.
  • The Rapid antigen test, also known as Coronavirus Test looks for the signs of an active virus in the person’s body. It gives results faster than the antibody test and the process iscomparatively easier as well! It only tells if the virus is present in your body at the moment of testing.

  • A technician will take a swab deeply from your nasal cavity, to take a sample of cells from the back of your nose!
  • Then the sample will be sent to the lab to determine, if the virus’s genetic material (RNA)was found in the patient’s cells.

  • A technician will prick your finger and take a sample of your blood.
  • The test looks for the presence of both the type of antibodies to SARC CorV-2
  • IgM antibodies, which happen early in an infection
  • IgG antibodies, which are more likely to show up later.