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Health and TipsMar.11.2020

How much does the coronavirus test cost?

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People around the world are actively googling the cost of the coronavirus test.

As it turned out, you can’t buy such a test in a pharmacy and get tested at home. They are distributed to the hospitals, which are fixed as taking the coronavirus or with suspicion of it.

Coronavirus tests are free of charge in public hospitals, but only on referral and if there is a medical condition – these are symptoms of coronavirus, recent stay abroad, in countries with a high risk of infection, the presence of such people in close contact circle.
You can also go to private medical facilities where you will be given the opportunity to take antibody tests and pay for laboratory services, which will cost about $50-100.
In any case, it is better to check your insurance terms before planning your medical expenses.

It will take 30 minutes to know the result by rapid testing together with blood sampling but the result is then double-checked by a polymerase chain reaction, it is considered more accurate because it shows the presence of virus RNA in the human body, while the rapid test determines the presence of antibodies to the virus.

Don’t just do the tests out of curiosity, fear or panic. It’s not fun and it’s not a toy.

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