Dengue Screening in Kolkata
- 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 Kolkata?
- Login to MFine
- Select your location as Kolkata
- 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 Kolkata
Kolkata has expanded its healthcare and medical infrastructure over the years. The healthcare and medical facilities in Kolkata are improving with each passing day. Kolkata has 400+ private and public hospitals. These hospitals have been conceptualised as a mechanism to give quality healthcare facilities.
Kolkata is one of the Tier-1 cities developing in all sectors but majorly in healthcare and medical infrastructure. In addition, more than 760+ diagnostic centres can provide patients with timely support in determining the source of their various ailments using state-of-the-art technologies.
The availability of such a broad spectrum of booming healthcare services makes it easy for city residents to receive a timely diagnosis whenever required. Such institutions use cutting-edge technology and customised infrastructure, ensuring the best possible patient care.
When it comes to diseases, some of the most common ones in Kolkata 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 Kolkata. Apart from regular diseases, some seasonal diseases, such as dengue and malaria, generally occur during the monsoon, breeding for germs and disease-spreading mosquitoes.
If you’re experiencing symptoms of such diseases, book the test today with MFine.
What will the Dengue Test cover?
Dengue fever is a viral infection. Mosquito bites are the main reason for the spread during the monsoon season. The common carrier of this virus is the Aedes mosquito. When an individual is experiencing symptoms like high-grade viral fever, vomiting, severe joint pain, skin rashes, fatigue, low blood pressure, and bleeding, they should be considered seriously and treated.
There is a combination of 25 tests in the dengue test package that assess the risk associated with dengue. The tests aim to measure red blood cells and count platelets in the body. Dengue test measures the level of IgM and antigen in your body. The viral infection in the body is determined with a series of blood tests that are conducted in the dengue test package.
The complete Dengue profile is detected with the help of the following tests:
- Dengue antibody IgM
- Dengue antigen
Later, numerous other tests are conducted to observe the blood composition. These tests include-
- Packed cell volume (PCV) or Hematocrit (Hct)
- Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration
- Platelet count (Automated / verified on smear)
- Mean corpuscular haemoglobin
- Immature granulocyte
- Mean platelet volume
- Total RBC
- RDW SD
- RDW CV
- Absolute – lymphocyte count
- Absolute – Neutrophil count
- Absolute – Eosinophil count
- Absolute – Monocyte count
- Nucleated RBC%
- Haemoglobin (Hb)
- Platelet count
What preparation is required for the Dengue Test?
When going for the Dengue Test, no special preparation is required. However, remember to inform your doctor with a detailed report of your medical history and your family medical history. This shall help in the best analysis of your results. Mention the symptoms which you are experiencing while going for the test. Please note that no fasting is required when going for this test. You can drink water during, before, and after the test. There are no restrictions on this.
Your health expert will plan the treatment process depending on your test results. 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 that you take proper rest till this time.
What will happen to your test sample?
During booking, your test sample will be sent to your preferred NABL-accredited labs in Kolkata for further analysis.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I avail myself of a home sample collection in Bhatpara, Kolkata?
Yes, it is easy to avail of a home sample collection in Kolkata 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 Kolkata?
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 Kolkata ranges from Rs. 800 to Rs. 1000.
I am staying in Nazirabad. Can I book a Dengue Test for my grandfather staying in Kolkata?
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 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 Kolkata?
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 indicate dengue fever in the body, it results in the following condition, and the levels generally characterise the follows:
- Rising hematocrit (5–10%) – plasma leakage evidence
- Leucopenia (White Blood Cells (WBC) < 5000 cells/mm3),
- Thrombocytopenia (< 150,000 cells/mm3)
Can the Dengue Test help in determining cancer?
No, the Dengue Test does not help determine the presence or absence of cancerous cells or cancer in the body. Dengue Test can only detect the presence or absence of dengue in the body. It consists of a series of tests that help analyse your antigen IgM, platelet count, and other such blood composition in your body.
Is a prescription required to book a Dengue Test?
Generally, a prescription is not required from a registered doctor to book a Dengue Test. Still, it is good to consult a doctor before undergoing a Dengue Test. If your body shows symptoms, get the test done as soon as possible.
Which is the best place in India for a Dengue Test?
If 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.
How long does it take to get the Dengue Test results?
It usually takes more than 24-48 hours to get your test results for the Dengue Test. However, the test results can take longer depending on the laboratory you choose.
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