April 2021

Staff Blog
For those who are close contacts with a person with COVID-19

Here, we explain the characteristics of the COVID-19 PCR test at our clinic and how we deal with people who have been in close contact with a person with COVID-19. The PCR test that we offer is based on the RT-PCR test method using saliva samples. Our partner laboratories have reported that the Thai government recommends a PCR test using nasal mucous membrane samples instead of this test method for determining the possibility of infection with COVID-19 among the following groups of close contacts (Table: Group 1). >>Table: Translation of the definition of a close contact<< *those who met with an infected person in a closed space. *those who sat […]

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