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Chikungunya PCR

You need to provide
Blood
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. A copy of valid government-issued identification card with the address is required.

Overview


What is Chikungunya PCR?

The Chikungunya PCR test is performed to amplify and detect the Chikungunya virus RNA. The serum specimen is collected and sent for the test. This test can detect the virus faster than any other similar test.


Why is Chikungunya PCR done?

The doctor advises the Chikungunya PCR test to patients who consistently, for a week, present clinical symptoms such as high fever, headache, nausea and vomiting, myalgia, conjunctivitis, maculopapular rash etc. As dengue virus infections also present quite similar symptoms, the chikungunya PCR test is advised in such cases as well.


Interpreting Chikungunya PCR results


Interpretations

The Chikungunya PCR test is performed to amplify and detect the Chikungunya virus RNA. The serum specimen is collected and sent for the test. This test can detect the virus faster than any other similar test.



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