ELISA kits: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
India’s first infectious disease Diagnostic Lab
Published: June 15, 2020
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 in difficult times. It was constructed in a record time of 8 days. The laboratory ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
COVID KAVACH: India’s first indigenous ELISA Test Kit for COVID-19
Published: May 11, 2020
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. The kit was jointly developed by ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) and NIV. The ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Make in India: Diagnostic kits released
Published: October 16, 2019
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 the kits: For control of Swine and Detection of Antigen Key features The kit helps ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs