New RT-PCR machines installed

IMPHAL, May 2: Two days after an RT-PCR machine donated by UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) was installed at JNIMS, another machine was installed at the Regional Institute of Medical Science, Imphal today.
The two machines were installed under the initiative of the State Mission Director-National Health Mission.
The RT-PCR machine, manufactured by BIO-RAD, can test 90 samples at a time and give results in one and half hour.
The machine can carry out test 11 times a day and as such installation of the two machines donated by UNICEF will greatly reinforce the testing rate in Manipur.