07 June 2020

Corona test report will come in 20 minutes, the price is so low that you will be shocked to know

Corona test report will come in 20 minutes, the price is so low that you will be shocked to know

 New Delhi: The most important thing to end the Corona virus epidemic is to get it tested on time.  But delays in testing for corona virus in the last 5 months have also become a problem.  Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Hyderabad) in Teva have claimed that they have developed a kit to test the Covid-19, which will yield results in just 20 minutes.

 New invention based on RT-PCR
 The researchers claim that the Covid-19 test kit developed by him is not based on the reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) currently in use.  He said the kit has been developed at a price of Rs 550 and can go up to Rs 350 in case of mass production.

 The researchers have applied for a patent for the investigation kit and are conducting diagnostic tests at the ESIC Medical College and Hospital in Hyderabad and have sought approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

 Shiv Govind Singh, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, said, “We have developed the Covid 19 test kit, which will diagnose patients without symptoms and symptoms within 20 minutes.  Its specialty is that it works like RT-PCR. '

 Corona crosses 82,000 in Maharashtra, 2,739 new cases in last 24 hours.

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 The low-cost screening kit can be easily carried from one place to another and checked at the patient's home, Singh said.  This test kit can be used as an alternative to the existing test system.  We have identified the Covid-19 genome as a special sequence of protected areas.

 IIT Hyderabad is the second educational institution in the country to have developed a Corona virus screening kit.  IIT Delhi is the first institution to develop a real-time PCR test kit approved by ICMR.

 The researchers claim that the current investigation method is 'research based' while the kit developed by their students is based on the research free method so that the cost of investigation can be reduced without compromising on quality.