The ICMR has confirmed 553 government institutes and 883 private institutes to conduct RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction) test for covid-19. This test only takes a sample of the throat and nasal swab.
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Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR is a nucleic acid-based test that is the most sensitive in the early detection of infection. In this test, healthcare staff collects a sample by swabbing the nasal passage or throat.TrueNat Test is generally used to detect tuberculosis.
Find authorised Covid-19 Testing Centres :-
Step 1: You could easily walk into any of these centres for a Covid test without a referral.
As stated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, you are first advised to call on the toll-free number 1075 or central helpline number +91-11-23978046 for information before going for a Covid test.
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Step 2: Visit this official link of ICMR under the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
This website will help you find out all the active laboratories across Indian states and UTs https://www.icmr.gov.in/pdf/covid/labs/COVID_Testing_Labs_26042021.pdf
Step 3: A different procedure the easiest way to find a covid-19 testing lab is through Google Maps. The Google company has announced to work closely with ICMR and Mygov India to provide information related to coronavirus testing Centre across the country…Read more>>