Facts About SARS-CoV2 COVID-19 Corona Virus
COVID-19 is a disease caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus (SARS-CoV2 Corona Virus) that has not previously been seen in humans.
The disease can spread through small droplets from the nose or mouth which are spread when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales.
The disease can spread through small droplets f
According to WHO, the most common symptoms are:
In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, and even death.
COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization.
The incubation period for COVID-19 ranges from 1-14 days, most commonly around five days.
4 Stages (1st Stage Imported Cases, 2nd Stage – Local Transmission, 3rd Stage – Spreads In Community, 4th Stage – Epidemic)
As per current guidelines, if you develop
you should visit your nearest health facility and the doctor will decide if you need to be tested for 2019-novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) depending upon your history of travel to affected countries or contact with any suspects.
These are mandatory requirements deﬁned by Govt. of India without which testing of 2019-novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is not allowed. You may download Form 44 from www.mytrustlab.com
No, it is not mandatory.
Yes, you can get your family tested.
TRUSTlab has been recognized by ICRM as a Lab for testing SARS-CoV2 has the facility to test. The tests will performed using the recommended RTPCR method as per ICRM guidelines.
You can register yourself by booking your home collection slot on call at our no. 040-35102102 / 1800 599 5656. We will then assign for the sample pickup accordingly.
If hospital/clinics collect the sample of Covid-19, the same can be sent to our lab directly.
Yes, TRUSTlab will send qualified and trained personnel for Home collection of samples.
The Nasopharyngeal / Oropharyngeal swabs will be collected by qualified personnel taking due precaution in Viral Transport Medium (VTM) or Molecular Transport Medium (MTM).
No, currently only Nasopharyngeal & Oropharyngeal Swab samples are recommended for Coronavirus testing.
No major preparation is required, only precautions like Patient should use mask and avoid touching the surface and other people (maintain a distance of 3 metres from the person) during the visits to collection centres or for home collection.
The sample will be collected in a specified Viral Transport Medium (VTM) or Molecular Transport Medium (MTM) to maintain the stability and integrity of the sample, which is then transported in a cold chain.
Yes, you can visit our central lab to give samples. Alternatively, sample pickup from your home will be arranged to collect samples.
The report will be uploaded on our website www.mytrustlab.com within 36 hours of sample reaching the lab.
The pdf report will be shared with Physician/Doctor/Patient either from website or by email.
As per the guidelines of Govt. of India/ICMR, all reports will be shared with ICMR and deﬁned Central and State Govt bodies.
A negative result means that the virus that causes COVID-19 was not found in the person’s sample. In the early stages of infection, it is possible the virus will not be detected. It is possible that the patient can test positive at a later stage.
Avoid gatherings and maintain distance of at least 6 feet from other persons (Social Distancing).
Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.
Practice hand hygiene. The guidelines for hand-washing is given below:
Here are few important Dos and Don’ts:
Cough/sneeze with a tissue paper or into your sleeve if no tissue is available
Don’t cough/sneeze on your hands
Do hand hygiene if coughed/sneezed on hands
Turn head away from others when coughing/sneezing
Don’t cough/sneeze on nearby people
Do not spit here and there
If tissues are used, discard into yellow bag
Don’t discard tissues into other BMW bags
Maintain 1meter (2 arm) distance
Do not stay within 1 meter from others
Social distancing refers to avoid gathering
COVID-19 virus may persist on surfaces for a few hours or up to several days. This may vary under different conditions (e.g. type of surface, temperature or humidity of the environment)
Clean the surface with simple disinfectant to kill the virus and protect yourself and others. Clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.
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