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COVID-19 Testing : Try These 4 Methods to Find out if RT-PCR Method Unable to Detect New Variants.

India has been facing a 2nd wave of COVID-19 with the daily cases crossing the 2-lakh for the last two three days. Many media reports have suggested that many people with symptoms of coronavirus are testing negative in the RT-PCR tests.

COVID-19 virus caused pneumonia in people.

Authorities investigating inflammatory markers in patients to see whether a person contracted the virus or not.

Corona infection cycle is to be of 14 days.

Many times RT-PCR investigations do not detects the virus due to mutations in the coronavirus.

All symptoms including chest pain, fever, shortness of breath, cough shows in the patients but the test report comes negative but when the chest X-ray and CT scan of patients is done some marks found in their lungs.

Now Doctors have started taking the help of bronchoscopy when reports of patients with symptoms come negative.

Fluid store in the inner part of the lungs is being examin by putting a tube in the windpipe.

Doctors said that the virus is now forming a group in the lungs leaving the throat and nose which are very dangerous signs.

Try These 4 Methods to Find out if RT-PCR Method Unable to Detect New Variants.

D-Dimer Test

This is a blood test and gives information about clot formation in body parts.

It should not exceed 0.5 mg per litre.

CRP

This is called C Re-Active Protein.

It is made in the liver and is an indicator of infection in the body.

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The fluid must be less than ten.

More than 100 mg per litre is considered as dangerous.

Ferritin

Serum ferritin is a protein that binds to iron and deposits it.

Iron is found in the blood.

If its value exceeds 500 it means serious infection is going on in the body.

Interleukin-6

This test also provides information about the chest infection and cytokine stromal inflammation in the body.

WARNING : If the problem isn’t solved by lifestyle changes alone then don’t hesitate to consult a doctor as this article is for knowledge base.

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SOURCE – JAGRAN

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