Kuwait To Conduct Rapid Test For Coronavirus Disease

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Kuwait To Conduct Rapid Test For Coronavirus Disease

Kuwait health authorities have imported a shipment of 400,000 BioMedomics Rapid IgM-IgG Combined Antibody Test for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

Kuwait health ministry’s plan to implement one million coronavirus tests, which will be available for citizens and residents of Kuwait.

BioMedomics Rapid IgM-IgG Combined Antibody Test, which are comparable to pregnancy tests, can give the positive or negative results in 5 to 10 minutes.

This kit is considered the “world’s first rapid point-of-care lateral flow immunoassays for the diagnosis of coronavirus infection”.

This test has been used widely by the Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to combat infections.

This kit can also be used for rapid screening of carriers of the virus that are symptomatic or asymptomatic.