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Ready to take tests for coronavirus in Russia at home

Ready to take tests for coronavirus in Russia at home
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Since April 6, the Center for Molecular Diagnostics of Rospotrebnadzor begins to conduct studies on coronavirus on a commercial basis at home. Everyone will be able to pass it, without medical indications and doctor's prescriptions.

According to the press service of Rospotrebnadzor, a highly sensitive test system developed by scientists of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology is used to conduct the analysis. In this case, the procedure for collecting biomaterial occurs at home in a practically non-contact way. The specialist of the on-site service of the Center for Molecular Diagnostics brings the diagnostic kit to the customer, instructs how to take a swab from the oropharynx, and takes the container with the biomaterial for examination. The result will be provided within one to two days by e-mail.

Now Russia is developing production portable mini lab, which is faster than current tests, determines COVID-19. New equipment should appear on the market in the near future.

Recently, the Coronavirus Alliance COVID-19 was created in Russia. He must provide operational testing residents using the Russian-Japanese rapid diagnostic tests.

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