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‘Tonic App’ launches home diagnostic tests for dengue

  • Published at 03:06 am August 9th, 2019
Dengue patients-Mahmud Hossain Opu
File photo: A child infected with dengue fever being treated at a hospital in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

People from Dhaka Metro, Chittagong Metro and Mymensingh city would be able to order dengue screening tests from home and get the entire test done from home without any kind of hassle with this new service of Tonic App, a press release said on Thursday.

In light of the recent nationwide health crisis regarding the massive spread of Dengue, recently Telenor Heath’s Tonic has launched “Home Diagnostic Tests” service for dengue with video consultation through their “Tonic App”. 

People from Dhaka Metro, Chittagong Metro and Mymensingh city would be able to order dengue screening tests from home and get the entire test done from home without any kind of hassle with this new service of Tonic App, a press release said yeaterday.

Thyrocare is the strategic partner in this test service.   

If a customer is suffering from dengue symptoms for five or less days they may order “Dengue NS1 Antigen Test” and “CBC Test”, if the symptoms persist for more than 5 days they may order “Dengue Antibodies (IgM & IgG) Test and CBC Test”. 

To order these tests, a tonic member/app user can go to the “Tonic App” and order the test from our “Home Diagnostic” option in the app. 

After ordering the test, within 24 hours sample collector will visit and collect sample with all aseptic precautions according to the customer’s convenient time and location.

Patient could also consult registered experienced general physicians over “Video Call” with “Tonic app” along with his/her report. 

The live video allows the patient to have hassle free consultation from home, 24/7- without deteriorating his/her medical condition with excessive movement, the release added.