The importance of immunology in determining Infectious agents & the future associated with it

In addition to diseases caused by epidemics, there are several emerging infectious diseases with the potential for significant public health consequences, including dengue fever, West Nile fever, and Rift Valley fever as well as the recent pandemic-COVID-19. Emerging Infectious agents like the highly contagious SARS-CoV-2 are found to be extremely contagious and can be transmitted…

Mobile Digital Radiography Solutions Turning the tide in favour of COVID management

Mobile digital radiography (DR) systems are at the forefront in providing an initial screening for pneumonia, a developed stage of COVID-19 in severe cases. Imaging is generally not recommended in asymptomatic individuals with slight COVID-19 symptoms unless the risk of disease progression prevails. Mobile DR systems find endless applications in COVID-19 therapy and management. Mobile…

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…