COVID-19: NCDC, Key Ministries Validate Indigenous RNA Test Kits, to Begin Mass Production

May 22 2020


Nigeria has recorded a groundbreaking achievement in the validation and approval of an optimised Ribonucleic Acid-based COVID19 test kit to enable expansion of Africa’s capability to increase the SARS-CoV-2 testing by at least 50 times at a 500% reduced cost of detection. The optimised kit is based on a RNA extraction kit called RNASwift developed […]



Source: AgroNigeria