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ICMR gives nod to antigen-based testing kit for faster diagnosis

IndiaTimes Monday, 15 June 2020
The antigen test — developed by private biotechnology firm SD Biosensor — has also been validated by AIIMS, New Delhi, apart from ICMR and can detect presence of SARS CoV 2 in swab collected from the nose alone. Maximum duration for interpreting a positive or negative test is 30 minutes through the antigen based kit.
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