Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
What is a fever profile test?
The fever profile test is a series of tests that is performed to detect the reason behind fever.
Why is a fever profile test performed?
The main purpose of performing a fever profile is to determine the exact cause of fever so that the doctors can take appropriate medical actions accordingly.
What are the tests that are included in a fever panel test?
Malarial Antigen, Typhoid test and Complete Hemogram test are included in a fever profile test package. The malarial antigen looks for the presence of the natural antibodies that stand against Malaria, the Typhoid test looks for the presence of Typhoid and the complete hemogram test helps to measure the levels of red blood cells, white blood cells as well as platelets.
Why should you go for this test?
It is necessary to go for a fever profile test because you can’t take necessary medical actions without knowing the exact cause behind the fever that you are suffering from, which is only possible through a fever profile test.
What kinds of fever are more common during monsoon?
Although viral fever seems to be more common during the monsoon, typhoid may also take place because the chances of contamination remain higher than usual in the rainy season.
When should you consider taking this test?
If you are having symptoms such as high fever, exhaustion, headache, muscle ache, coughing, excessive sweating and diarrhea, then you should get this profile test.
Is blood test required for viral fever?
Blood tests are recommended to diagnose viral fever because it is difficult to determine the presence of viral fever just by reviewing its symptoms.
What is the procedure of collecting samples?
This profile test is a simple blood test. A pathological expert will collect a blood sample through a vein in your arm.
What preparations will be required?
Fasting is not needed. No extra preparations are required for this test.
Do you offer home sample collection facilities?
Yes. You can avail the benefits of free home sample collection facilities.
What is the cost of a fever profile test?
The fever profile test cost is 780 rupees.