COVID 19 RT PCR TESTING DRIVE THRU SAMPLE COLLECTIONS

The sudden surge of COVID cases during the second wave, the infrastructure pertaining to testing has come under heavy pressure. With an objective to reach out to people who are facing difficulty in getting themselves tested for COVID 19 RT PCR (ICMR Approved) due to pandemic, Apollo Diagnostics – Diagnostic vertical of Apollo Health & Lifestyle Private Limited has decided to setup few drive thru facilities for testing in Hyderabad.Each facility will cater up to 250 patients in a day.

Currently two facilities are operational in Hyderabad at Meridian School and Jubilee Hills Public School and in Pune at NSG IT Park, Aundh, Pune. The facility setup in Hyderabad will cater to residents residing in areas like Gachibowli, Kukatpally, Madhapur, KPBH, Kondapur, Jubilee Hills, Banjara Hills, Shaikpet, Film Nagar & Attapur.

Patients entering the facility will complete the registration process by scanning a QR code and receive a token number on Mobile.After the token is generated, the patient has to complete the payment process online and moves ahead for testing.As per as the token generated, Phlebotomist will take the sample from the patient.Once the sample is taken, the patient will receive a message with details and also digital invoice.Patient needs to carry necessary documents as specified by the government. Apollo Diagnostics will deliver reports within timeframe of 48-72 hours.

The entire process is designed in a way to complete the whole registration and payment without any touch contact.

Apollo Diagnostics is planning to setup more such facilities in Hyderabad and other cities across INDIA to cater to the patients.

For more information, patients can contact Apollo Diagnostics customer care at 040-44442424 for further details.

About Apollo Diagnostics

Apollo Diagnostics is a renowned pathology chain in India. It is a unit of Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited (AHLL), which is part of the 37-year-old Apollo Hospitals group. Apollo Diagnostics has a National Reference Laboratory in Hyderabad, and a network of over 100 labs and more than 800 collection centers across India. Apollo Diagnostics offers a wide range of pathological tests, with its National Reference Laboratory being NABL certified (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) and CAP accredited (College of American Pathologists). It is also approved by ICMR for COVID-19 RT PCR testing and administers the same in accordance with ICMR and state government regulations.

With transparent but strict quality systems in place, Apollo Diagnostics guarantees adherence to processes and accuracy, quality of results, which form the very basis of any diagnostic service.