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What is a PCR test?
A polymerase chain response (PCR) test is performed to identify hereditary material from a particular organic entity, like an infection. The test recognizes the presence of an infection on the off chance that you are tainted at the hour of the test. The test could likewise recognize pieces of infection even after you are not, at this point tainted.
What is a COVID-19 PCR test?
A PCR test for COVID-19 is a test used to analysis individuals who are as of now tainted with SARS-CoV-2, which is the Covid that causes COVID-19. The PCR test is the “highest quality level” test for diagnosing COVID-19 since it’s the most precise and solid test.
Who ought to get tested for COVID-19?
In the event that you have symptoms effects of COVID-19.
In the event that you have been inside six feet of somebody for 15 minutes or more who has tried positive for Covid-19. (Note: some testing destinations don’t offer testing on the off chance that you’ve been uncovered yet don’t have side effects.)
How does a COVID-19 PCR test work?
There are three key strides to the COVID-19 PCR test: 1) example assortment, 2) extraction, and 3) PCR.
Test assortment is finished utilizing a swab to gather respiratory material found in your nose. A swab contains a delicate tip on a long, adaptable stick that is embedded into your nose. There are various sorts of nose swabs including nasal swabs that gather an example promptly inside your noses and nasopharyngeal swabs that go further into the nasal hole for assortment. Either kind of swab is adequate for gathering material for the COVID-19 PCR test. After assortment, the swab is fixed in a cylinder and afterward shipped off a research center.
At the point when a research center technologist gets the example, they play out a cycle called extraction, which confines hereditary material from the example including hereditary material from any infection that might be available.
The PCR step at that point utilizes exceptional synthetics and a PCR machine, called a warm cycler, which cause a response to happen that makes a great many duplicates of a little part of the SARS-CoV-2 infection’s hereditary material. During this cycle, one of the synthetic substances creates a bright light if SARS-CoV-2 is available in the example. This glaring light is a “signal” that is identified by the PCR machine and uncommon programming is utilized to decipher the sign as a positive test outcome.
RESULTS AND FOLLOW-UP
What do COVID-19 PCR test results mean?
A positive test outcome implies that all things considered, you have COVID-19. The vast majority have gentle sickness and can recuperate securely at home without clinical consideration. Contact your medical services supplier if your indications deteriorate or in the event that you have questions or concerns.
A negative test outcome implies you presumably didn’t have COVID-19 at the time you stepped through your examination. Notwithstanding, it is feasible to be tainted with SARS-CoV-2 yet not have sufficient infection in your body to be identified by the test. For instance, this may occur in the event that you as of late got tainted yet you don’t have indications, yet; or it could occur in the event that you’ve had COVID-19 for over seven days prior to being tried. Remember that a negative test doesn’t mean you are ok for any timeframe. You can be presented to COVID-19 after your test, get tainted and spread the SARS-Cov-2 infection to other people.
On the off chance that your test is positive, talk with your medical services supplier, remain at home and separate yourself from others. On the off chance that your test is negative, keep on finding a way ways to shield yourself as well as other people from getting COVID-19. Peruse more about what to do on the off chance that you test positive and approaches to forestall getting tainted with COVID-19.
How before long are consequences of a COVID-19 PCR test accessible?
You ought to get the consequences of your test as ahead of schedule as 24 hours after example assortment, however at some point it can require a couple of days relying upon long it takes the example to arrive at the research center and the number of different examples are in the line to be tried.
What are the benefits of a COVID-19 PCR test?
The principle benefits of COVID-19 PCR test are its exactness and dependability. It is the most precise test accessible for COVID-19 discovery.
Are there drawbacks to a COVID-19 PCR test?
Since the test can identify limited quantities of infection material, it can keep on recognizing sections of SARS-CoV-2 infection even after you’ve recuperated from COVID-19 and are not, at this point infectious. So you may keep on testing positive on the off chance that you have had COVID-19 in the removed past, despite the fact that you can’t spread the SARS-CoV-2 infection to other people.
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