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China Approves 29-minute Testing Kit for New Coronavirus
Xinhua
DATE:  Mar 07 2020
/ SOURCE:  xinhua
China Approves 29-minute Testing Kit for New Coronavirus China Approves 29-minute Testing Kit for New Coronavirus

(Yicai Global) March 7 -- A rapid testing kit for the COVID-19 antibody with results available in 29 minutes was approved by the National Medical Products Administration, the developer announced today.

Developed by a research team led by Xiamen University, the kit can be used for clinical cases, suspected cases and the screening of high-risk groups, improving the testing efficiency of front-line medical institutions.

The kit had conducted clinical trials in hospitals in Wuhan, the epicenter of the virus outbreak. The combination of nucleic acid tests and antibody detection has improved the detection rate.

Editor: Xia Ruirui

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Keywords:   New Coronavirus Pneumonia ,Covid-19,Test Kit,Xiamen University