The Russian company “DNA-Technology” has registered a new test system for detection of coronavirus infection COVID-19. Set in accordance with the world health organization and the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation to the diagnosis COVID-19 and allows to detect 10 copies of the virus in vitro, reported in a press-service of the company.
On April 3 the company began daily to produce 200-400 sets, and then will come the production of 1000 sets per day. Each kit is designed for 96 tests, thus if you have 1000 kits to be possible to implement about 100 thousand studies.
In the framework of the program “Pharma-2020”, the company has fulfilled the state contract with the Ministry of industry and trade of Russia on development of an automated PCR system, was allocated 45 million rubles. Currently the company is preparing for a set abroad and obtaining a CE IVD certificate.