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Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR in Hyderabad

Also known as Influenza panel, Respiratory viral panel, swine flu
Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR in Hyderabad Includes 6 testsView All
You need to provide
Throat Swab, Nasal Swab
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. Duly filled Swine Flu / H1N1 Clinical Information Form (Annexure - CR/04) is mandatory.

Understanding Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR in Hyderabad


What is Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR in Hyderabad?

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What does Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR measure?

Contains 6 tests

A viral flu panel tests for influenza A virus along with its subtypes H3N2 and H1N1 (swine flu), Influenza B virus, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Viral flu spreads mainly through tiny droplets when an individual with flu coughs, sneezes, or talks. These droplets are dispersed into the air and can infect individuals in close proximity. Also, the virus can spread by touching surfaces that may have influenza viruses on them and then touching your nose, mouth, or eyes. This panel helps differentiate between different strains of influenza viruses and identifies RSV infection. Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR can be helpful during the flu season when there's a surge in various respiratory illnesses that show symptoms similar to the flu.

RNase P (IC) is an internal control used in the Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR. It ensures the accuracy and reliability of the test results by verifying suitable conditions for precise RNA analysis. 

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Influenza A

Influenza A checks for the presence of Influenza A virus and confirms the infection. Influenza A virus can infect both animals and humans and is responsible for most seasonal flu outbreaks. These viruses are further classified based on two proteins on their surface, called hemagglutinin (H) and neuraminidase (N). There are 18 different H subtypes and 11 different N subtypes, which can combine in different ways to create new strains of the virus.

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Influenza B

Influenza B checks for the presence of the Influenza B virus and confirms the infection. This type of influenza virus only infects humans and is less common than influenza A. Influenza B viruses are not classified based on two proteins on the surface, called hemagglutinin (H) and neuraminidase (N) subtypes, but are instead grouped into two distinct lineages, B/Yamagata and B/Victoria.

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) checks for the presence of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and confirms the infection. This test should be performed within a few days after symptoms occur when there’s a greater detectable amount of the virus. RSV is a major cause of human respiratory infections, particularly among younger children who are affected most frequently with potentially most severe infections.

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H1N1

H1N1 checks for the presence of the H1N1 virus, also called the swine flu (influenza) virus and confirms the infection. Influenza or flu is a viral infection that affects your respiratory system. The infection is usually mild and resolves on its own but in children aged below 5 years, adults above 65 years of age, and those with weakened immune systems, the infection can be life-threatening. Hence, early detection via timely testing becomes crucial.

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H3N2

H3N2 checks for the presence of H3N2 virus and confirms the infection. The influenza A virus has a subtype known as H3N2, which can induce sickness in humans and animals such as pigs and birds. This particular strain of the flu virus is capable of causing illness. During the testing process, respiratory specimens such as nasopharyngeal swabs or nasal washes are analyzed to detect viral RNA or antigens.

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Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR in Hyderabad


Frequently Asked Questions about Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR in Hyderabad

Q. What is the purpose of the Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR?

The Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR helps detect respiratory viruses such as Influenza A, Influenza B, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). It helps in the diagnosis and appropriate treatment of flu and similar respiratory illnesses.

Q. Are there any risks associated with the Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR?

No, Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR is generally safe with minimal risks. However, you may feel slight discomfort during sample collection (nasal and throat swab) but chances of serious complications are extremely rare.

Q. How is the sample collected for a Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR?

Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR requires a nasopharyngeal (nose and throat) swab, which involves inserting a swab into the nose/throat and back into the nasopharynx to collect a sample.

Q. Can I book a Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR in Hyderabad?

Yes, you can book a {test-name} in Hyderabad with Tata 1mg Labs. The test can be booked easily, is affordable, and comes with an easy-to-understand report.

Q. Is home sample collection facility available for a Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR in Hyderabad with Tata 1mg Labs?

Yes, home sample collection for a Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR is readily available in Hyderabad. Tata 1mg Labs allows you to choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I schedule a Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR with Tata 1mg Labs in Hyderabad?

If you want to schedule a Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR with Tata 1mg Labs in Hyderabad, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the cost of a Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR at Tata 1mg Labs in Hyderabad?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests in Hyderabad. A Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR is available at an affordable price of Rs. 4120.

Q. How long does Tata 1mg Labs take to give the reports of a Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR in Hyderabad?

We at Tata 1mg Labs recognize the value of prompt results. We strive to deliver test results with quick turnaround times so you can receive the information promptly. The reports of a Viral Flu Panel (Influenza A&B, H3N2, H1N1, RSV) Qualitative RT-PCR in Hyderabad are often provided in 48 hours.
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