Additional hospital accredited to ISO 15189 for medical testing laboratories

Hospital director Dr. Truong Vinh Long said that since its establishment, the hospital managers have taken heed of quality management system for the hospital generally and departments particularly. Hence, the hospital has paid much attention to applying ISO standard to testing.

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

Rhea Chakraborty has tested negative for Covid-19, during her medical checkup at Sion Hospital in Mumbai. The actress was brought in for medical tests, post her arrest by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) earlier today. Rhea will shortly leave the hospital and will be produced before the magistrate at 7:30 pm through video conferencing. During […]

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 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

The demand for Sollis Health’s services reveals how America’s wealthy are staying safe amid a pandemic: by bringing healthcare to themselves. While most Americans are able to access doctors over telehealth platforms, they still have to contend with a broken medical system, including hospitals that at times have no space for new patients and an […]

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.’