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H1N1 RNA Detection Test By Real-Time PCR

Overview

H1N1, also known as swine flu, is a viral illness that affects the respiratory system. Although usually not severe and can resolve on its own, it can present significant dangers, particularly for young children, the elderly, or individuals with compromised immune systems. Symptoms may consist of high body temperature, sore muscles, shivering, sweaty skin, head pain, and difficulty breathing.
Precise diagnosis is essential, and nucleic acid detection tests such as PCR are advised when clinically indicated and satisfying epidemiological requirements. Real-time PCR is a very efficient technique for identifying H1N1 RNA. This includes obtaining a Nasal swab specimen from the individual and conducting PCR analysis on it. The accuracy of Real-time PCR’s helps the early¬† detection of the virus, even prior to symptom onset. Real-time PCR allows for quick identification and control of H1N1, Thus containing from spreading further.

Frequently Asked Questions

The H1N1 RNA Detection Test by Real-Time PCR is a diagnostic assay that detects the presence of H1N1 influenza virus RNA in patient samples using the Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method.

It is performed to diagnose H1N1 influenza virus infection, especially during outbreaks or when influenza-like symptoms are present.

The test is highly accurate, with a high sensitivity and specificity for detecting H1N1 influenza virus RNA in patient samples when performed correctly.

Respiratory specimens such as nasopharyngeal swabs, nasal washes, or throat swabs are commonly used for the test.

False-negative results may occur if the viral load is low or if the specimen is collected too late after symptom onset. Additionally, proper specimen collection and handling are crucial for accurate results.

Why OrbitoAsia Diagnostics?

Orbito Asia Labs and Scans is a comprehensive healthcare imaging and diagnostic facility under one roof. It prides itself on providing the most advanced infrastructure, the best possible medical facilities, the most competitive prices, and thorough individualised attention so that the customer can have diagnostic tests performed in the most efficient and cost-effective manner at a single location by our experienced and certified physicians and friendly staff.

We are committed to providing our clients with ultimate diagnostic services with accurate results, high-quality imaging, and comprehensive health check-up services with comprehensive care, courtesy, and compassion for our clients. Orbito Asia provides diagnostic solutions that improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.