Factors used to decide whether to test you for the virus that causes COVID-19 may differ depending on where you live. Depending on your location, you may need to be screened by your clinic to determine if testing is appropriate and available. The below table is a summary of different diagnostic tests conducting at community level and Laboratories.
|Diagnostic Test Category||Test Purpose||Assay format||Product list|
|SARS-CoV-2 antigen6||To diagnose COVID-19 in settings where NAT is unavailable or where prolonged turnaround times preclude clinical utility||Rapid Diagnostic Test||Click here|
|SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid test||To diagnose infection by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals suspected of having been exposed For surveillance and confirmation of outbreaks||Nucleic Acid Amplifcation Test(NAAT)||Click here|