Genes2me launches RTPCR testing lab in Gurgaon, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Genomics-focused diagnostic company Genes2Me on Thursday launched its high throughput RT PCR testing lab for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases at Gurgaon.

The NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab has a current capacity of testing 15K samples a day and can deliver results within 8 – 24 hours, said the company in a statement.

Along with a walk-in facility, the company is also offering home collection and drive-through facility for sample collection at different locations.

During the launch, Neeraj Gupta, Founder, and CEO of Genes2me said, “We are happy to extend our network in the city based on the positive response we have been getting from our consumers. The constant increase of the COVID cases has raised the demand for Fully Automated Diagnostics set up to serve its community by providing fast and accurate reports. With the help of this lab, we shall be able to provide authentic, quick, and accurate diagnostic results to our consumers.”

To ensure high accuracy and quality of results, the company will only be using ICMR approved and CE-IVD certified high-quality RT PCR kits with coverage of 3 Genes specific for COVID-19 for testing. Antigen and Antibody testing for COVID-19 will also be available at this facility.

According to Ritu Gupta, Co-Founder and COO, Genes2Me, the company is also at the final stage of bringing innovative and revolutionary testing solutions like easy home testing kit, RTPCR testing technology which can deliver faster and more accurate results, and a classifier panel for detection of different variants of COVID-19.

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