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Studying to produce a kit for quickly detecting new strain of Corona virus in Can Tho city
On February 4, 2019, Can Tho City Department of Science and Technology organized a report of the project "Research on manufacturing rapid detection system to screen new strain of corona virus in Can Tho."

The project is chaired by Phu Sa Biochemical Limited Company; Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho Advanced Application of Science and Technology Center, An Giang University and Nguyen Tat Thanh University are the coordinating units.

The objective of the project is to build a complete technological process and production facility for the 2019-nCoV virus diagnostic kit according to WHO recommendations on a large scale. Expected project implementation time is 06 months with specific contents, such as produce Kit for quick detection of 2019-nCoV virus used for Real-time RT-PCR as recommended by WHO; building a system of testing, screening of potentially infected patients with 2019-nCoV from the establishment connecting data transfer to Pasteur Institute through the IoT system of SPOT CHECK PCR system. 

According to the project research team, with the complete technological process and infrastructure, the project is capable of producing 20,000 2019-nCoV virus test kits in a month and the capacity can be increased to 100,000 Kit / month.

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