COVID-19

 

What is COVID-19?

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a newly discovered infectious disease caused by a novel coronavirus. COVID-19 was first identified in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.

How does COVID-19 spread?

Most of the people who are infected with COVID-19 experiences mild to moderate symptoms of respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. However, older people and those with underlying medical problems are more likely to develop serious illness or in some cases, death due to the compromised immune system.

 

The virus spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or
discharge from the nose

 

At this time, there are no specific vaccines or
treatments available

 

Practice social-distancing and personal hygiene
are top priority

 

To reduce the spread of this disease is
by getting tested

About COVID-19 Testing

DNA LAB is proud to be MOH-approved laboratory for COVID-testing. 
For more information, check Guidelines COVID-19 Management In Malaysia - Annex 4a.



Test available for COVID-19

COVID-19 pcrCHECK: The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method is considered as the ‘gold standard’ and is characterized by rapid detection, high sensitivity, and specificity. As such, real-time reverse transcriptase-PCR (RT-PCR) is of great interest today for the detection of SARS-CoV-2.[1]

Reference [1]: doi: 10.1080/14737159.2020.1757437





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