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India's Trivitron Healthcare Invents RT-PCR Kit To Detect Monkeypox Virus

Trivitron Healthcare, a medical equipment firm, unveiled a real-time RT-PCR-based Monkeypox viral diagnostic test on May 27. In a one-tube single reaction format, the kit can distinguish between Smallpox and Monkeypox in less than an hour. According to an expert with the Indian Council of Medical Research, India is prepared in light of rising illnesses in non-endemic nations. However, no instances have been documented in the nation thus far… read-more

Sat, 28 May 2022 - 02:04 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Monkeypox, Indian Council of Medical Research, India, RT-PCR Kit, virus, Quick Testing Kit

Courtesy: Zee news

Director Controller General of India

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DCGI Approves India Made RT-PCR Kit To Detect Omicron

The Director Controller General of India (DCGI) approved India made RT-PCR kit to detect new COVID-19 variant "Omicron".  On January 5, ICMR General Director Dr Balram Bhagava said, the new RT-PCR kit has been manufactured by Tata MD and ICMR, to test Omicron. "This kit test will give results in four hours," said Dr. Bhagava. Meanwhile, in India, there are a total of 2,135 Omicron cases. 

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 06:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: omicron, DCGI, ICMR, Dr Balram Bhargav, RT-PCR Kit

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