Additional hospital accredited to ISO 15189 for medical testing laboratories

After the hospital was awarded certification ISO 15189:2012, its test results are recognized in countries which are signatories to mutual recognition arrangements (MRA) of International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), International Accreditation Forum (IAF), the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) and the Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC).

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Rhea Chakraborty taken into custody by NCB, might undergo medical test today

— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) 1599559465000 Meanwhile, her brother Showik Chakraborty along with Sushant Singh Rajput’s manager Samuel Miranda is already under NCB’s custody till September 9. Also See: Sushant Singh Rajput death case live updates In her statements to the NCB, Rhea has reportedly provided names of several actors, directors and producers who are allegedly […]

#SandalwoodDrugScandal: Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani taken for medical tests

The ongoing drug scandal that links the Kannada film industry with drug abuse, which has been dubbed as the Sandalwood drug scandal, has seen two prominent actresses, Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani being taken to custody after being arrested by the CCB. While Ragini was arrested on last Friday, Sanjjanaa was arrested yesterday. Both of […]

Samples in the bag, it’s time for dope test

Actor Sanjjanaa initially ‘refused to cooperate’, but later gave required samples CCB sleuths on Thursday took the two actors, Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani, along with the other accused for medical examination and to give samples to check for drugs at the KC General hospital. Enforcement Directorate officials too visited the CCB office and took […]

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Rhea Chakraborty tests negative for Covid-19

Previously, Rhea’s lawyer had revealed that Sushant used to indulge in drugs even before he had met Rhea. Advocate Satish Maneshinde had stated, “Sushant Singh Rajput as a matter of fact was consuming drugs much before Rhea came in his life. Rhea knows that he was consuming drugs even on the sets of ‘Kedarnath’ when […]

FDA: We’re constantly working on COVID testing options

As part of our ongoing effort to encourage the development of these tests, we currently recommend diagnostics for COVID-19 used at home should perform with at least 80 percent sensitivity if ordered by a health care professional, and at least 90 percent sensitivity if purchased over-the-counter for one-time testing. When consumers take the test over-the-counter […]

ICMR allows Covid ‘testing on demand’, issues advisory

The ICMR stated that a single RT-PCR/TrueNat/CBNAAT/RAT positive test is to be considered confirmatory, without any repeat testing, and no re-testing is recommended prior to discharge from a COVID-19 facility after clinical recovery, including for transfer from a COVID area/facility to a non-COVID area/facility.

Plea to put obese persons in high-risk category

The e-mail letter written by Kiran Madhala, head of anaesthesia and critical care medicine at Government Medical College, Nizamabad, was sent on Tuesday. Citing World Health Organisation (WHO)’s press briefing on September 4, Dr Madhala said WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated the odds of developing severe COVID have been found to be nearly […]

Private labs welcome Delhi’s on-demand testing approach

“It is a welcome move, as it will make tests more accessible to people, who will now not need a medical consultation that adds to the cost of the test and poses a challenge for people who physically need to go to a doctor,” said Dr Navin Dang, founder of Dr Dang’s Lab.

BWF SOPs: At least one mandatory coronavirus test per player per event

“Procedures will be in place to ensure minimal contact between the bubbles – particularly those in the green category and those participants not tested. Any breach of the BWF guidelines and protocols will result in accreditations being revoked and participants not permitted to enter the venue.”