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May 10, 2020
9:35PM

NIV develops ELISA test kit for diagnosis of novel Corona Virus

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National Institute of Virology, Pune, has developed first indigenous antibody-based ELISA test kit, COVID KAVACH, for diagnosis of novel Corona Virus. This test is expected to change the dynamics of COVID-19 testing in the country.

The kit has displayed high sensitivity and accuracy in the validation tests at different sites. It can test around 90 samples in approximately two and half hours.

In a tweet, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that ELISA based testing can easily be operated even at district level. He informed that the technology has been transferred to pharmaceutical manufacturing companies for mass-scale production.

 

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