Review Article: Laboratory Tests and Their Role for Detecting Covid 19 Infection

  • Doaa Dawood Salman University of Fallujah, Fallujah, IRAQ
Keywords: RT-RPC, Corona Virus Disease, Lymphocytes, Eosinophils, Basophils


Corona Virus Disease or what is known (Covid 19) is pandemic spread quickly among most countries of the world, where the infections reached to 50 million humans, and more than 1.250.000 deaths. The reasons of the disease spread among people are the infected and not taking adequate preventive procedures. The delay of the laboratory test result to confirm infection also contributes in the disease spread. Examples of the test are RT-RPC, which requires a lot of time, accuracy in the work, and high experience techniques. These conditions are not available in almost countries, which do this test for limited people with clear symptoms. In this research, some Laboratory tests are concerned to show their role in detecting the virus, where the result of this study show that the results of RT-RPC test are inaccurate by 20%, and so most of the countries that suffered from the rapid spread of the virus resorted to relying on other laboratory tests that less cost and give a quick results to early detection of the virus infection, and these tests can identify false results of RT-RPC.


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How to Cite
Doaa Dawood Salman. (2021). Review Article: Laboratory Tests and Their Role for Detecting Covid 19 Infection. International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 8(2), 137-140.