CCMB conducts tests on COVID-19; only centre to pool samples in the country

News:Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology is the only centre in India to conduct pooled testing. Facts: It is a fundamental life science research establishment located in Hyderabad  It operates under the aegis of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Additional Facts: Pooled Testing: Pooled testing, also known as group testing, is a… Continue reading CCMB conducts tests on COVID-19; only centre to pool samples in the country

Pooled Testing

News: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) issued an advisory for using pooled samples for testing of COVID-19. Facts: Pooled testing, also known as group testing, is a procedure where individual specimens (e.g., urine or blood) are combined into a common pool. If the pooled test turns out to be positive, individual samples are tested-… Continue reading Pooled Testing