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

Not only this but Rhea, who was confronted with her brother Showik by the NCB officials has also allegedly said that she had done drugs on the behest of Sushant. The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is currently probing the money laundering angle in Sushant’s death case, brought the NCB into the case after they came […]

#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

Rhea Chakraborty was arrested by the NCB in Mumbai after WhatsApp chats about drugs exchange came to light. Reacting to her arrest, Rhea’s lawyer, Satish Manshinde had shared in a statement, “Travesty of Justice. 3 Central Agencies hounding a single Woman, just because she was in love with a Drug Addict and was suffering from […]

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

NEW LOCKDOWN RULES FOR ENGLAND FROM MONDAY Max social gatherings SIX PEOPLEApplies indoors and outdoorsApplies in private homesApplies in pubs and restaurantsDoes NOT apply to schools or workplacesDoes NOT apply to weddings, funerals, team sportDoes NOT apply if household bubbles are bigger than six peoplePolice will be encouraged to break up larger groups and issue £100 […]

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

The issue with Delgatto-Whitten’s case, according to KHOU-11, was that “the hospital ordered additional lab tests, a respiratory pathogen panel (RPP), without her knowledge or permission. United Memorial Medical Center billed $2,715 for the extra lab work.”

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

North Madison or NoMad, the neighborhood above Madison Square Park where the Madison House is situated, is a former commercial district that has in recent years become home to glass-walled condo buildings and glitzy rooftop bars. The Madison House holds the title for being NoMad’s tallest residence, though among luxury buildings its amenities are pretty […]

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.’