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

For example, FDA recommendations for diagnostic, prescription POC tests reflect the possibility of sensitivity performance as low as 80 percent due to the benefits of broader access and the mitigation of physician involvement, just as in the case of prescription home tests. By comparison, tests used in sophisticated laboratories generally have sensitivities above 95 percent. […]

PM’s own SAGE experts warned his £100bn ‘Moonshot’ plan to save Christmas by testing 10m people a day might be a waste of money and will deliver too many false results – as ministers admit the technology may NEVER exist

‘My two concerns are first, we are still struggling to get test and trace out just for symptomatic individuals for a few 100,000 people and secondly a lot of those contracts are being awarded to private companies such as Deloitte instead of actually working through the NHS, imagine if that injection of cash was put […]

Houston hospital voids charges from extra tests patients didn’t consent to

The Texas Association of Health Plans has said that they’ve seen a trend of increased COVID-19 testing prices during the pandemic. TAHP released a statement saying that they and their member plans are “fully supportive of stronger state and federal action aimed at preventing price gouging and prohibiting surprise billing for all Texans on COVID-19-related […]

The hottest new amenity for the rich? On-demand doctors and COVID-19 tests

Sollis Health members pay between $3,000 and $5,000 a year for unlimited telehealth consults, house calls, and visits to its health centers, all of which feature a private emergency room. At the end of 2019, the company had two locations in Manhattan’s Tribeca and Upper East Side neighborhoods, and it provided summer house calls to […]

Machine that processes 15,000 swabs per day, a 20-second saliva test and £28-a-go nostril sample analyser: How accurate are the tests being lined up for Boris Johnson’s ‘Operation Moonshot’ plan to check 10million people a DAY?

‘Our test… is incredibly sensitive (in a controlled lab environment it can detect a single copy of the virus), it is highly specific to SARS-CoV-2 (and won’t be confounded by other human viruses) and it will detect all strains of the virus that have evolved to date.’