Jaipuria hospital to get swine flu lab soon

A swine flu laboratory will be set up at the Jaipuria hospital in the next three months, announced health minister Kali Charan Saraf in Jaipur on Thursday

jaipur Updated: Sep 21, 2017 19:53 IST
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Hindustan Times
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The swine flu laboratory worth Rs 2 crore is expected to come up in three months.(HT File/Parveen Kumar)

A swine flu laboratory will be set up at the Jaipuria hospital in the next three months, announced health minister Kali Charan Saraf in Jaipur on Thursday.

“A cath lab will also be started here (at the hospital) in the coming six months,” said Saraf, who was speaking after inaugurating a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine at the hospital.

The swine flu laboratory will be worth Rs 2 crore.

The minister said that around 3 lakh people living in nearby areas of the hospital will benefit from the MRI machine.

In the first phase services of CT scan, 2D echo, comprehensive trail-making test (CTMT) for assessing and diagnosis of brain injury and holter monitoring were started, in the second phase, the MRI machine has been set up and in the third phase, the cath lab will be started, he said.

First Published: Sep 21, 2017 19:50 IST