HEALTH Updated at 10:40:01 04/23/2020  (Views:  638 )
Binh Thuan now has 2 labs capabl

Binh Thuan now has 2 labs capable of testing Covid-19

BTO- The provincial Centre for Disease Control (Binh Thuan CDC) has officially put a SARS-CoV-2 testing laboratory (with Realtime-PCR technique) into operation, with the maximum capacity of 100 samples a day.

A Lab of testing Covid-19 in Binh Thuan

The lab is funded by the province’s budget for Covid-19 prevention and control with a capital of VND 4 billion in total. “The facility will help Binh Thuan to take the initiative in screening Covid-19 and actively control the epidemic”, said Mr. Dinh The Hung-Director of Binh Thuan CDC. If tests conducted in this facility show positive for SARS-CoV-2, the samples will be sent to Nha Trang Pasteur Institute for further tests. Apart from Covid-19 screening, tests for other infectious diseases such as: HIV-AIDS, dengue, measles… can be carried out at this lab.

As of now, Binh Thuan has 2 laboratories capable of testing for coronavirus in Binh Thuan General Hospital and Binh Thuan CDC.

Translated by Phuong Lan (Source: Binh Thuan Newspaper)


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