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Mobile RTPCR lab rolls out in Bengaluru! Minister Sudhakar inaugurates new facility

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Bengaluru: A mobile RTPCR called Mobile Infection Testing and Reporting (MITR) was inaugurated by Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

This is a first of its kind and nation’s only ICMR approved RTPCR Covid lab capable of conducting 9,000 tests per month. This is a unique lab having all safety features and capable of producing 100% accurate results within four hours, Dr Sudhakr said while inaugurating it.

IISC has developed this laboratory and handed over to RGUHS. The mobile lab can also be utilized for molecular diagnostic testing and can be deployed in Corona hot spots quickly. Apart from Covid, the lab can be utilized for testing H1N1, HCV, TB, HPV, HIV etc.

Dr Sachidanand of RGUHS and IISC director were present during the inauguration.

– Team Mysoorunews

 

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