पत्रांक: 11पीआर/05/2021 प्रेस विज्ञप्ति दिनांक:19.05.2021
Central Hospital, NCR Prayagraj gets new, advanced TruenatRTPCR testing machine
With dedicated efforts of GM/NCR Shri V. K.Tripathi on 18-05-2021, a Four Channel Truelab Real Time Quantitative micro PCR Analyzer system has beeninstalled in Department of Microbiology, Central Hospital, NCRPrayagraj.
This 4 Channel Truenat PCR system is in addition to the already existing single channel Truenat PCR Machine which was used in the lab until now. With the availability of this 4 channel Truenat RT PCR machine, the number of tests performed will be increased to up to 30-40 tests in single shift.
Several other test can also be performed on this machine like COVID-19, MTB/MTB Plus, HLAB-27, Dengue, H1N1, HBV etc and reports can be available the same day. During this crucial time of ongoing Pandemic this Truenat machine will be very helpful for early diagnosis of Covid as it will reduce the waiting time significantly.Earlier the hospital couldperform only 8 to 10 test per day but with the availability of this 4 channel Truelab PCR system other tests like MTB, HBV can be easily performed along with COVID-19 easily.
Beside this the lab at Central hospital has started doing D-Dimer, Ferritin, PCT, CRP etc in house and reports are available same day.
This machine will facilitate in early diagnosis and will be of great help not only for Railway Employees but for the people of Prayagraj in whole.