Makashir Diagnostics launches new comprehensive Covid-19 Care Packages. Here is everything you need to know about these packages.
1. What are Covid Care packages?
Our Covid Care packages are tailor-made packages that contain tests that will help you keep track of your recovery from Covid.
2. Who should get these tests done?
These tests are for people who have been infected by the Covid-19 virus and are on their path to recovery. The tests in these packages help you keep a track of the intensity of the infection and the your recovery from the infection.
3. Why should I go for Covid Care Packages?
The markers picked in these packages help you achieve the following.
a. Keep a track of your recovery. Each person is different and responds to the infection differently. Getting these tests done regularly during the recovery helps you keep a track of how well you are recovering from the infection.
b. Assess impact on other organs. Covid is known to have an impact on other organs in your body. It also has an impact on your Vitamin D3 levels. Getting these tests done tells you if your other organs are being impacted allowing your physician to take any corrective measures if required.
c. Know about Covid immunity. The recovery from Covid-19 infection eventually leads to the creation of antibodies in your body. This is essentially an immunity that your body develops against the Covid-19 virus. As long as you have these antibodies in your body, the chances of recurrence reduce significantly. An added benefit is that you can also donate your plasma for someone in need!
4. Can the sample be collected from my home?
Yes, we have a home collection services as well. All we need is a blood sample and our technician will visit your home at a time convenient to you.
5. What is the Covid Antibody test?
he recovery from Covid-19 infection eventually leads to the creation of antibodies in your body. This is essentially an immunity that your body develops against the Covid-19 virus. As long as you have these antibodies in your body, the chances of recurrence reduce significantly. The Covid Antibody IgG test checks for the presence of these antibodies in your blood stream. However, even if you have the immunity, you still have to follow all the safety precautions.
6. How long does it take for the Covid antibodies to develop?
Although it varies person to person depending on strong their immune system is, it typically takes about 15 days to a month for the body to develop the antibodies.
7. I had Covid infection, but my family members didn’t show any symptoms. Should they also get themselves tested?
If there is a Covid infection in the house, other family members also get exposed to the virus. A lot of Covid cases, especially amongst younger people, remain asymptomatic. A Covid Antibody test can tell accurately determine whether they contracted the virus too.