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These labs on wheels rush to people to speed up coronavirus testing

The mobile labs enable a significant reduction in turnaround time from 2-10 days to 4-12 hours for confirmatory test of Covid-19, and provide the highest levels of safety for health workers

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Coronavirus | COVID-19 | Coronavirus Tests

Peerzada Abrar  |  Bengaluru 

The Mobile Infection Testing and Reporting (MITR) Lab developed by IISc and ShanMukha Innovations
The Mobile Infection Testing and Reporting (MITR) Lab developed by IISc and ShanMukha Innovations

If you ever get stuck at a traffic signal in Bengaluru suburbs and see a fellow commuter wearing personal protective equipment and driving a white and blue van, don’t mistake it to be just any other emergency vehicle. Chances are that it is one of the Mobile Infection Testing and Reporting (MITR) Labs on its way to perform testing.

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First Published: Tue, July 28 2020. 15:41 IST
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