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H1N1 Test Overview

H1N1 test detects influenza viruses. Influenza or flu is a viral infection which affects your respiratory system. Usually the infection is mild and resolves on its own but in children less than 5 years and adults older than 65 years or people with weakened immune systems or chronic diseases the infection can be life threatening. Symptoms are of fever, muscle pain, chills and sweats, headache, shortness of breath. 
Infection can be diagnosed with accuracy by performing a nucleic acid detection test i.e., PCR. However, this test should be done only if clinically required and it meets the epidemiological criteria

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Summary Price Of H1N1 Test

We are a trusted lab, offering H1N1 Test with a transparent pricing structure.

The cost of H1N1 Test in India varies as per the city in India.

The average price of H1N1 Test ranges from ₹2500 to ₹6000.

The price for the test in the following cities is:

  • Chennai: ₹2,500
  • Delhi: ₹4,000
  • Mumbai: ₹4,640
  • Pune: ₹6,000

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Frequently Asked Questions

H1N1 test is used to diagnose H1N1 infection when clinical and epidemilogical criteria suggest H1N1 infection possibility

H1N1 test detects RNA of Influenza A, Influenza A/ H1N1 virus

A nasopharyngeal and a throat swab will be collected by our trained phlebotomist, who will wear necessary preventive barriers before collection. Instructions will be given to you on what to expect before sample collection. In brief, one swab will be introduced through the nose to collect sample from the nasopharynx and a second swab will be used to collect sample from the throat. Process usually takes less than 5 minutes post all preparations have been done.

H1N1 detected result means that virus RNA has been detected in sample and patient is likely to be suffering from H1N1 infection. It is important to note that this detect will detect RNA of dead virus and hence clinical correlation should be done to interpret the results
H1n1 not detected result means that virus RNA has not been detected in the patient sample. Timing of samples collection is important. Virus can be detected during 1st week of illness

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