Preethi Shankar

Departments of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Saveetha University Tamilnadu, India


  • Research   
    Awareness and Knowledge of Coronavirus Diagnostic Test among Dental Students
    Author(s): Preethi Shankar, Preetha S* and Lavanya Prathap

    Coronavirus is a disease seen in mammals and affects the respiratory tract. It originated in China. Symptoms of the virus are common cold, SARS, MERS. Social distancing is the only method to fight against this disease effectively. Coronavirus diagnostic tests are used to prevent disease from spreading from one person to another. Molecular tests are carried out by collecting mucus and mixing it with the reagents, due to this virus genome is replicated and Abbot’s molecular test provides results. Swan test and molecular test are the two diagnostic tests carried out. Coronavirus diagnostic tests help in easy detection of viruses. The test prevents the spread of viruses to many people; this test is considered as a reliable test. The study aims at determining the awareness and knowledge of coronavirus diagnostic tests among dental students. A questionnaire comprising 13 questions was.. Read More»

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