COVID-19 Test
Oncquest Labs is approved by ICMR for COVID-19 testing.

Who should go for the COVID-19 test?

Doctor Advice
People who develop any symptoms like dry cough and shortness of breath should go for the testing.
Physical Contact
People in direct or close physical contact with a COVID-19 patient, need to isolate themselves at home for 14 days.

Sample Collection

Call Booking
Sample collection is done at home only. Please call the helpline number (+91-7065350350) to fix-up an appointment.
Sample collection will be done by a trained technician wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).Components of PPE are goggles, face-shield, mask, gloves, coverall/gowns (with or without aprons), head cover and shoe cover.
Swab Kit
COVID-19 is a swab-based test. Respiratory samples are collected as Nasal Swab (Nasopharyngeal Specimen) and Throat Swab (Oropharyngeal Specimem).
Home Collection
You are advised NOT TO walk-in to our centre or lab for COVID-19 test. We will collect the sample from your home to avoid spread of infection to others.


COVID-19 (also called SARS-CoV-2) is an infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.
  • The most common symptoms are fever, tiredness, and dry cough.
  • Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually.
  • Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms and don't feel unwell.
  • Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness.
  • All symptomatic contacts of laboratory confirmed cases.
  • All symptomatic health care workers.
  • All hospitalized patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (fever AND cough and/or shortness of breath).
  • Infection is spread through droplets of an infected patient generated by coughing and sneezing
  • Through prolonged contact with infected patients.
  • Clean your hands frequently with soap and water.
  • Cover your cough with the bend of elbow or tissue.
  • Maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from people who are coughing or sneezing.
  • Wear a mask if you are ill with COVID-19 symptoms (especially coughing) or looking after someone who may have COVID-19.
  • Self-isolate by staying at home if you begin to feel unwell, even with mild symptoms such as headache, low grade fever (37.3 C or above) and slight runny nose, until you recover.
  • Wear a mask to avoid infecting other people.
  • If you develop fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical advice promptly as this may be due to a respiratory infection or other serious condition. Call in advance and tell your provider of any recent travel or contact with travellers.
  • Call us on +91 7065350350 and we will help book your appointment.
  • Website: Visit for details and fill-in your contact number so that we can get in touch with you.
  • ID and address proof (issued by Government).
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are protective gears designed to safeguard the health of technician by minimizing the exposure to a biological agent. PPE includes goggles, face- shield, mask, gloves, coverall/gowns (with or without aprons), head cover and shoe cover.
  • Sample Type: Nasal Swab (Nasopharyngeal) and Throat Swab (Oropharyngeal) are preferred sample types. However other sample types may also be used as per ICMR guidelines.
We strictly follow ICMR guidelines for COVID-19 testing. The technique used is RT PCR and the kits and reagents used are all as per ICMR guidelines.
COVID-19 test reports will be ready in 12-24Hrs.
Oncquest Lab

About Us

Oncquest laboratories has 20-year legacy of trust and accuracy in pathology testing. A favourite amongst doctors, hospitals and other path labs, Oncquest has state-of-art lab infrastructure and is renowned for high quality testing. Oncquest Laboratories is backed by the Burman family, the promoters of Dabur.

Our Team of Doctors

M.B.B.S, MD & DNB Pathology
Lab Director- National Reference Lab, Gurugram
Head-Molecular Biology, R&D, Genomics, Cytogenetics,
Microbiology & Serology Ph. D in Biochemistry,
Post-Doctoral fellowship NIMR,Delhi

Oncquest Laboratories Ltd B2/1A, Africa Avenue Road, Opp. St. Thomas Church Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi 110029