The Power of Antigen Tests

The novel coronavirus conjures up such images of healthcare warriors inserting long pipe-like sticks with soft brushes up a nose and twirling it around for a few seconds. An extremely good specimen is apparently collected only when the swab goes far back for cells and fluids from the entire passageway that connects the base of…

Role of RT-PCR, ELISA IgG & Covid Antigen in Covid 19

Thanks to our technological advancements in diagnostics, we have made rapid progress in early diagnosis and contact tracing of the novel coronavirus. Three main tests have emerged as the gold standard in detection and treatment – the Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR), ELISA igG & Covid Antigen. RT-PCR Of the three, the extremely common…

Diagnostic Excellence in Healthcare

“The cornerstone of internal medicine is the correctness of diagnosis”, establishes a prominent medical study conducted in late 1950s, clearly indicating that without a correct diagnosis, patients will have zero to no clarity on their health problems and will lack accuracy about treatment possibilities and prognosis. Accurate diagnosis plays such a vital role that it…

Know the A, B, C, D & E of Hepatitis

What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. It is primarily caused due to viral infection; however, other possible causes of hepatitis include autoimmune factors, exposure to certain medications, drugs, toxins and intake of alcohol. Autoimmune hepatitis is the type of hepatitis that occurs when the body makes antibodies against liver tissues.…

Three Major Considerations in the laboratory diagnosis of COVID-19

The confirmation of COVID-19 being transmitted airborne, and the increasing number of cases every day, brings into sharp focus the importance of the laboratory diagnosis of the infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). While diagnostic kits working on various platforms have already made inroads in the market, real-time reverse transcription-PCR (RT-PCR)…

COVIDscreen Plus: The gold standard of COVID-19 diagnosis

Trivitron healthcare is a leading health technology manufacturer. The organization is committed to providing advanced health technology at best prices. Trivitron, as its primary response against the pandemic, has converged a major fraction of its resources and science to tackle the virus. Trivitron’s cutting edge technology and advanced research facilitates an application oriented development strategy…