Parameter Method Sample Type Significance

1

SARS CoV 2 Qualitative

Real Time PCR

Oropharyngeal / Nasopharyngeal swab in VTM

Confirmation of COVID 19 disease

2

TB Qualitative

Real Time PCR

CSF/ Serum / Sputum/Other body fluids

Confirmation of both pulmonary and extra pulmonary TB

3

Dengue Qualitative

PCR In- house

Serum

Accurate prediction of shock syndrome and hemorrhagic fever

4

Chikungunya Qualitative

PCR In- house

Serum

Confirmation of fever caused by Chikungunya virus

5

West Nile Qualitative

PCR In- house

Serum /CSF

Confirmation of fever, encephalitis or meningitis caused by West Nile virus

6

Enterovirus Qualitative

PCR In- house

Serum /CSF

Confirmation of Polio-like syndrome, Acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis, Hand, foot and mouth disease, Encephalitis caused by entero virus

7

Leptospira Qualitative

PCR In- house

Blood

Confirmation of leptospirosis

8

Scrub Typhus Qualitative

PCR In- house

Blood

Confirmation of typhus

9

JEV Qualitative

PCR In- house

Blood

Confirmation of encephalitis caused by JEV

10

Zika Virus Qualitative

Real Time/ PCR In- house

Blood

Confirmation of fever caused by Zika Virus

10

Nipah Virus Qualitative

PCR In- house

Blood

Confirmation of fever caused by Nipah Virus

11

Toxoplasma

PCR In- house

Blood/ Vitreous tap/ body fluids

Confirmation of diseases caused by Toxoplasma Gondi and related organisms

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