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Metropolis Healthcare announces price slash for Swine Flu testing

India Blooms News Service | | 25 Feb 2015, 10:40 pm
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IBNS): As the country is witnessing a surge in Swine Flu cases, Metropolis Healthcare is offering test at Rs. 4000 to pass on the benefit to the people.
Only few select labs in India are authorized to carry out the Swine Flu test in the laboratory, as this requires specialized testing backed by high end technology and special sample collection requirements. Metropolis Healthcare is authorized to conduct swine flu testing,complying with all requirements of state government.
Swine Flu is caused by one or several types of influenza virus strains. The disease is contagious and spreads through person to person or if a person comes in contact with an infected surface &thereafter touch their nose or mouth.
Symptoms of Swine Flu and Seasonal flu are similar and hence it is imperative to seek medical advice. Your doctor is the best person to guide you on testing requirements and medication.
Dr. Nilesh Shah, Group President, Scientific Services & Operations said, “We are happy to announce the price slash to pass on the benefit to the people. We have observed a surge in swine flu testing from the past month and it indicates panic. If people observe severe flu like symptoms, they should visit a doctor immediately and take proper medical advice. Pregnant ladies, kids, diabetics, people with weakened immune system and elderly are at high risk and should take extra care."
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