Know Your COVID Test

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Information about Know Your COVID Test

Published on August 1, 2020

Author: ashutokumi


1. Type of Tests ©

2. More About PCR: • Majority of test being used to test COVID19 are genetic tests known as “PCR Tests’. • This test seems to be accurate up to 97 %, because even if there’s only a tiny amount of virus present in a patient sample PCR (Polymerase chain reaction) is able to check genetic material from the virus, target specific gene segments that only that virus has and make a very large segment of copies of those segments so that hey can be detected and measured. • This test only tells your current status of COVID not of past. • Results can be delivered in 3- 6 hours ©

3. More About Antibody Tests: • Also known as SEROLOGY TESTS • Mostly conducted when there is NO SYMPTOMS • To check Past Infections • IMMUNE response • Anti- bodies are proteins which are produced by Immune System in response to any infection and are specific to infection. They are found in the liquid part of Blood called Serum or Plasma • IMMUNOGLOBULIN M (IgM) - First type of antibody produced in response to any infection • It is detectable from 4-7 days of Infection • IgM are short living and their presence signals a new infections at present A serology blood test is performed to detect and measure the levels of antibodies as a result of exposure to a bacteria or virus. When people are exposed to bacteria or viruses (antigens), their body's immune system produces specific antibodies against the organism. ©

4. • IMMUNOGLOBULIN G (IgG): - Sustained for longer time • Key to lasting Immunity • It clarifies if the patient has COVID in past and whether his body has developed antibody or not ©

5. K N O W Y O U R T E S T R E P O R T ©

6. C A S E 1 • In 90 days, You don’t have any exposure to CORONA VIRUS ©

7. C A S E 2 • Initial, acute phase of actual disease state. • High risk state and you should take it seriously • Must Visit your physician ©

8. C A S E 3 • You are in range of 7 -21 days • Most probably asymptomatic or mild symptoms, otherwise this type of test result might not be reflected in this way • Very High risk of disease and also of spreading it. • Home Isolation right away ©

9. C A S E 4 • You are at the tail end of virus 30 days period of exposure • You may already have symptoms or you may have full recovery from an actual hospitalization • Stay a quarantine until you obtain negative PCR report • Home Isolation right away ©

10. C A S E 5 • You must maintain Home Isolation • Visit your physician after 6- 8 weeks for antibody test ©

11. C A S E 6 • Return to your physician to check the level of IgG, as it is healthy thing to do. • This helps to keep track of damage caused by corona virus to your Immune system ©

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