India’s first infectious disease Diagnostic Lab
The first disease diagnostic laboratory is ready to be launched. The mobile laboratory was constructed under the scheme Atma Nirmar Bharat Abhiyan launched by PM Modi. Highlights The laboratory aims to promote and support the idea of becoming self sufficient ..
Tags: Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan • Biosafety Levels • Department of Biotechnology (DBT) • ELISA kits • RT-PCR Machine
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
COVID KAVACH: India’s first indigenous ELISA Test Kit for COVID-19
The National Institute of Virology has indigenously developed antibody detection kit for COVID-19. The kit will play significant role in surveillance of COVID-19 infection. Highlights The kit is capable of testing 90 samples in a single run of 2.5 hours. ..
Tags: COVID Kavach • COVID-19 testing • ELISA kits • ICMR • NIV
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Make in India: Diagnostic kits released
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) have developed two diagnostic kits under Make in India initiative. The kits are called Blue tongue sandwich ELISA (sELISA) and Japanese Encephalitis lgM ELISA. Purpose of ..
Tags: blue tongue virus • diagnostic kits • ELISA kits • ICAR • IVRI