Dengue Screening in Chennai
- High-grade viral fever
- Pain behind the eyes
- Low blood pressure
- Severe joint pain
- Swollen glands
- Skin rashes
Dengue Screening Package by MFine Diagnostics
Reports available in 2 days
Home sample collection available
25+ tests included
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How to get a Dengue Test in Chennai ?
- Login to MFine
- Select your location as Chennai
- Choose your preferred lab partner
- Choose your preferred slot for sample collection
- A lab technician will be assigned 12 hours before sample collection
- The lab technician will collect your sample from your doorstep
- Your test reports will be available within the next 48 hours on MFine
- Avail of free online doctor consultation to review your test results
Lab infrastructure in Chennai
With nearly 200+ private and public hospitals along with 150+ diagnostic centres and general clinics, the healthcare and medical facilities in Chennai are improving with time. Chennai is one of the tier 1 cities that is developing in all sectors but majorly in healthcare and medical infrastructure because of the implementation of the latest technology, equipment, and tools that are set up to treat an array of diseases.
Apart from private and public hospitals, there are multiple hospital-based laboratories in Chennai that have gained popularity over the years. These labs use the latest tools and technology to conduct accurate and complex tests that further help your healthcare advisor plan the treatment process. To eliminate inefficiency, the tests are conducted under expert supervision.
When it comes to diseases, some of the most common ones in Chennai are asthma, arthritis, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Also, improper waste management opens doors for severe health conditions, especially in the under-developed areas of Chennai. Apart from regular diseases, some seasonal diseases, such as dengue and malaria, generally occur during the monsoon, the breeding season for germs and disease-spreading mosquitoes.
If you’re experiencing symptoms regarding any such diseases, book the test today with MFine.
What will the Dengue Test cover?
Dengue fever is a viral infection that mainly spreads during the monsoon season due to mosquito bites. The Aedes mosquito is the common carrier of this virus. In case the person experiences symptoms like high-grade viral fever, vomiting, severe joint pain, skin rashes, fatigue, low blood pressure, and bleeding, they should not be overlooked.
In the dengue test package, there are more than 25 tests that assess the risk associated with the same, measure red blood cells, and count platelets in the body. Dengue test measures the level of IgM and antigen in your body. During this test, a series of blood tests are conducted to determine viral infection in the body.
The complete Dengue profile is done with the following tests:
- Dengue antibody IgM
- Dengue antigen
Later, several other tests were conducted to examine the blood composition. These include-
- Packed cell volume (PCV) or Hematocrit (Hct)
- Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration
- Platelet count (Automated / verified on smear)
- Mean corpuscular haemoglobin
- Absolute – lymphocyte count
- Absolute – Neutrophil count
- Absolute – Eosinophil count
- Absolute – Monocyte count
- Immature granulocyte
- Mean platelet volume
- Nucleated RBC%
- Haemoglobin (Hb)
- Platelet count
- Total RBC
- RDW SD
- RDW CV
What preparation is required for the Dengue Test?
When going for the Dengue Test, no special preparation is required. However, you should give a detailed report of your medical history as well as family medical history for the best analysis of your results. Mention your symptoms while going for the test. Please note that no fasting is required when going for this test.
Depending on your test results, your health expert will plan the treatment process. Besides this, if there are any other instructions, your health expert will suggest the same. After conducting the test, reports will appear within 48 hours. Make sure you take proper rest till this time.
What will happen to your test sample?
Your test sample will be sent to your preferred NABL-accredited labs in Chennai for further processing.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I avail myself of a home sample collection in Anna Nagar, Chennai?
Yes, it is easy to avail of a home sample collection in Chennai through MFine. With a single click, you may choose a preferable slot for the test at the convenience of your home, and your test report will be made available in 48 hours.
What is the cost of a Dengue Test in Chennai?
The cost of tests depends upon different laboratories and the infrastructure used by the laboratories. Different cities have varied prices too. The approximate price for a Dengue test in Chennai ranges from Rs. 809 to Rs. 899.
I am staying in Delhi. Can I book a Dengue Test for my grandfather staying in Chennai?
Yes, you can easily book a Dengue test for your relatives living anywhere in India with the help of MFine.
Is the lab technician coming for the Dengue Test sample collection vaccinated?
Our lab technicians are fully vaccinated. Further, they also ensure safety throughout by wearing a mask and using a sanitiser and gloves during sample collection.
How can I download my Dengue Test results?
- Login to MFine.
- Go to your profile.
- Click Attachment and Reports.
- Click Lab Report and download the same.
Are there any discount offers running on Dengue Test in Chennai?
You can avail of up to 50% discount on Dengue Test through MFine. However, the discount and test price may vary based on lab partner and location.
Can I reschedule my appointment for sample collection?
Yes, you can reschedule your appointment for sample collection.
What is the WBC count in Dengue fever?
When your test results show dengue fever in the body, the following condition will occur, and the following levels generally characterise it:
- Rising hematocrit (5–10%) should not be any evidence of plasma leakage.
- Leucopenia (White Blood Cells (WBC) < 5000 cells/mm3),
- Thrombocytopenia (< 150,000 cells/mm3)
When is the Dengue Test Package recommended?
If your body is showing apparent symptoms such as high-grade viral fever, low blood pressure, severe joint pain, pain behind the eyes, swollen glands, skin rashes, vomiting, bleeding, nausea, fatigue, and rashes, get the dengue test done at the earliest possible.
In the dengue test package, there are more than 25 tests that assess the risk associated with the same, measure red blood cells, and count platelets in the body. The complete Dengue profile primarily includes two tests. These are-
- Dengue antibody IgM
- Dengue antigen
Is a prescription required to book a Dengue Test?
No, generally, it is not required to take a prescription from a registered doctor to book a Dengue Test. Still, it is good to consult a doctor first before undergoing a Dengue test. If your body is showing the discussed symptoms, get the test done as soon as possible.
Which is the best place in India for a Dengue Test?
In case your body shows apparent symptoms of dengue, you can go to any lab in India. On MFine, we provide an extensive range of services that you can choose for comfortable and easy dengue testing. Currently, services are available only in a few cities — Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi, Pune, Mumbai. Soon it will be made available in other cities as well.
Go ahead with MFine as we not only protect your health but make medical care inexpensive by providing adequate discounts.
Can Dengue Test Package detect cancer?
While a few of the tests included in the package may indicate the chances of cancerous growth, it is not definitive. It is always advisable to follow up with a doctor and undergo further testing.
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