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Study Reveals Reliable COVID-19 Test Could Reduce Virus Spread

Study Reveals Reliable COVID-19 Test Could Reduce Virus Spread
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Stephen Bustin, Professor of Molecular Medicine at ARU (Anglia Ruskin University, U.K.) has developed a unique COVID-19 test that can give results in 20 minutes ...
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Self-Collected Saliva Sample Can Effectively Diagnose COVID-19: Study

Self-Collected Saliva Sample Can Effectively Diagnose COVID-19: Study
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COVID-19 testing: Lead investigator Esther Babady noted that validation of sample self-collection methods holds great promise for broad testing strategies that would mitigate infection risk and PPE (personal protective equipment) resource utilisation ...
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Scientists Develop Smartphone-Read Saliva Testing Method For COVID-19

Scientists Develop Smartphone-Read Saliva Testing Method For COVID-19
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The new approach pairs a fluorescence microscope readout device with a smartphone to determine the quantity of virus in a patient sample ...
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CSIR-CCMB, Apollo Hospitals Announces Collaboration To Develop Cost-Effective COVID-19 Testing Kits

CSIR-CCMB, Apollo Hospitals Announces Collaboration To Develop Cost-Effective COVID-19 Testing Kits
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According to researchers, as people are getting back to their normal lives and businesses, it is important to ramp up testing for the coronavirus and thus the new cost-effective tests being under development will be helpful ...
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Researchers Found New Method To Detect COVID-19 In Less Than Five Minutes

Researchers Found New Method To Detect COVID-19 In Less Than Five Minutes
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The researchers of University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering have developed a rapid, ultrasensitive test using a paper-based electrochemical sensor that can detect the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 in less than five minutes ...
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New COVID-19 Testing Approach Measures Patients’ Immune Response For Better Diagnosis

New COVID-19 Testing Approach Measures Patients' Immune Response For Better Diagnosis
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According to the scientists, novel approach for COVID-19 testing detects a distinct pattern of immune gene expression in infected individuals and could be used as a check against possible errors generated by the standard tests that directly detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus ...
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New Smartphone-Based COVID-19 Test Gives Results In Less Than 30 Minutes

New Smartphone-Based COVID-19 Test Gives Results In Less Than 30 Minutes
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According to the research published in the journal Cell, the new diagnostic test can not only generate a positive or negative result, it also measures the viral load -- the concentration of virus -- in a given sample ...
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COVID-19: RT-PCR Tests To Cost Lowest In Country In Odisha At Rs. 400

COVID-19: RT-PCR Tests To Cost Lowest In Country In Odisha At Rs. 400
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According to a notification issued by the health and family welfare department, anyone undergoing the RT-PCR test at private laboratories within the state will now have to pay a maximum of Rs. 400 including the GST (Goods and Services Tax) ...
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Rapid Testing Can Eliminate Spread Of COVID-19 Within Weeks, Says A Study

Rapid Testing Can Eliminate Spread Of COVID-19 Within Weeks, Says A Study
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According to a journal study published by the researchers of the University of Colorado Boulder and Harvard University, the frequency of testing is more important to attain 'personalized stay-at-home orders' and eliminate the spread of COVID-19 ...
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ICMR Nods For Centre For Cellular And Molecular Biology’s Dry Swab Testing For COVID-19

ICMR Nods For Centre For Cellular And Molecular Biology’s Dry Swab Testing For COVID-19
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According to CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology researchers, dry swab technique can be used for RT-PCR testing for COVID-19 with sensitivity and specificity similar to the current gold standard ...
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COVID-19 Testing: Here’s All You Need To Know About Indigenously Developed Coronavirus Paper Strip Test ‘FELUDA’

COVID-19 Testing: Here’s All You Need To Know About Indigenously Developed Coronavirus Paper Strip Test ‘FELUDA’
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The FELUDA COVID-19 test which resembles a home pregnancy paper-strip test uses advanced technology to identify and target the genetic material of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in less than one hour ...
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Kochi Based Medical Devices Maker Launches New COVID-19 Testing Kit Claimed To Be More Accurate Than RT-PCR Test

Kochi Based Medical Devices Maker Launches New COVID-19 Testing Kit Claimed To Be More Accurate Than RT-PCR Test
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Agappe Diagnostics Ltd, a Kochi-based medical devices manufacturer, will launch a new COVID-19 test kit based on RT-LAMP (Reverse Transcription Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification) technology on November 10 ...
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