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Rt pcr test

Sep 29, 2020 11:28
Named after Satyajit Ray’s famed detective, the Feluda test, which is priced at Rs 500 and can deliver a result in 45 minutes, is able to differentiate SARS-CoV-2 from other coronaviruses even if genetic variations between them are minute. read more
Sep 27, 2020 21:40
A total of 757 people, including 20 MLAs, their PSO and drivers, Assembly staff and some journalists, had undergone RT-PCR test on the premises of Odisha Assembly on Saturday of which 136 tested positive. read more
Sep 25, 2020 19:25
Apart from reducing the quarantine period of passengers, Assam has announced that those coming to the state after recovering from coronavirus will not be required to undergo quarantine or testing on arrival read more
Sep 24, 2020 23:50
On Thursday, the Delhi government directed all districts in the Capital to ensure no lapses take place in testing people with symptoms of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) through the Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction procedure, considered the most accurate method of detecting the viral infection. read more
Sep 24, 2020 00:07
The entire sequencing process will not cost more than Rs 2,000 per sample and can be easily implemented by state governments, Dr. Agarwal said. In comparison, a patient pays Rs 2,400 for an RT-PCR test at a private laboratory in Delhi. read more
Sep 22, 2020 10:46
The new laboratories will help patients in the backward districts get quick sample test and will also assist the department in checking the spread of the Covid-19 infection. read more
Sep 22, 2020 08:54
India’s first diagnostic kit for Covid-19 based on the gene editing technology CRISPR Cas9 has been approved for commercial use by the Drug Controller General of India. The kit was found to have high sensitivity of 96% and specificity of 98%, meaning it can accurately detect both positive and negative cases read more
Sep 21, 2020 13:02
Around 70% of the daily tests conducted in Mumbai are being done through the RT-PCR technique read more
Sep 18, 2020 10:12
Seventy-three prisoners and a staff member of Central jail Sitarganj in US Nagar district of Uttarakhand tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday, said officials read more
Sep 16, 2020 14:53
A bench comprising justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad also asked the Delhi government to provide maps of all the community centres and the mohalla clinics where testing would be conducted read more
Sep 15, 2020 22:49
MHA officials said in a virtual meeting on Tuesday that while the UT had been successful in keeping mortality rates down, it had to ensure that the toll did not go up even as positive cases increased read more
Sep 15, 2020 16:43
The state government decided to slash the rate of test from Rs 2,200 to Rs 1,200 after consulting senior doctors and other experts, said the health minister read more
Sep 15, 2020 00:00
The medical college lab was set up on March 23 to perform RT-PCR tests and Garg was made its in-charge with twelve staffers. He has not taken a single day’s leave in these 176 days. read more
Sep 11, 2020 16:26
The order signed by principal secretary (health) Samir Kumar Sinha stated that certain conditions will have to be fulfilled for the guidelines to be effective. They include mandatory rapid antigen test (RAT) on return. read more
Sep 10, 2020 18:55
The doctor from Dehradun has tested positive in an antigen test, a month after he recovered the first time from Covid-19 infection, informed officials. read more