Rates for dengue tests in Karnataka capped

Exercising its powers under the Karnataka Communicable Disease Act, 2020, the government has fixed the tariffs of ELISA and Rapid card tests.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 04, 2024 | 4:15 PMUpdatedJul 04, 2024 | 4:15 PM


The Karnataka government on Wednesday issued an order announcing a price cap on dengue tests in private hospitals and diagnostic laboratories. A total of ₹600 has been fixed for two types of tests. As per the fixed tariff, Dengue ELISA NS1 is priced at ₹300, Dengue ELISA Igm is priced at ₹300 and rapid card test is at ₹250.

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