Dengue and Chikungunya are transmitted by the same type of mosquito (aedes) and have similar symptoms.Therefore it is very important to find out whether the suspected disease is Chikungunya or Dengue before beginning the treatment. To address this issue Apollo Hospitals Dhaka is pleased to announce the starting of “Detection and differentiation of Chikungunya virus and Dengue virus FROM THE FIRST DAY OF FEVER by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)”. There is no need to wait for week to develop antibody which people check by ELISA or ICT method.
Specimen need: Whole blood in plain or EDTA tube
Turnaround time (TAT): 1-3 days
Service Name: Chikungunya/Dengue Detection by RT-PCR
Kit is from Europe, CE-IVD approved.
Tariff: 5,000 Taka