In Novosibirsk has registered a new test system for identification COVID-19

In Novosibirsk has passed the registration of a new test system for the diagnosis of coronavirus developed in Federal center of Virology and biotechnology “Vector”. It allows you to get the result in 90 minutes, according to the website stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.

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Know-how of Novosibirsk virologists is that the new tests have much higher sensitivity than that of counterparts, and this allows you to quickly get results. Besides, they do not need lengthy sample preparation. All this helped to reduce the time of testing.

it is Planned that from March 30, the country will launch production of new test systems with a capacity of 1,000 sets a week for 100 tests each. This amount will allow for 100 thousand studies per week. In the future, the release of such tests can be increased up to 2000 sets per week.

According to the latest data, in Russia already identified 1264 cases COVID-19 in 62 regions, the number of deaths rose to four.