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Sero Survey by ICMR and NCDC

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and NCDC (National Centre for Disease Control) are to conduct a sero survey. The survey will help to learn about the prevalence of COVID-19 infection. What is a Sero Survey? A Sero Survey is testing of blood serum of individuals and determine the presence of antibodies against COVID-19. ..

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Drug – impaired drving law : Mounties seeing smaller blood samples

The new drug impaired law introduced 3 new drug related offences to drivers. All the 3 require a positive test from a suspect before a Crown attorney can make a conviction. Following this the National Forensic Labs are flodded with requests for blood tests. Around 800 blood samples requests have been received in the fiscal ..

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Scientists develop first blood test for autism

Scientists from US for first time have developed a blood test to accurately predict whether a child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The first of its kind of physiological test for analysing a blood sample opens the door to earlier diagnosis and potential future development of therapeutics. Key facts To develop this test, scientists had ..

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