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We launched the production of rapid test kits for COVID-19 detection

We launched the production of rapid test kits for COVID-19 detection
The Russian technology, patented by Evotech-Mirai Genomix, allows, using standard equipment, to detect the presence of a virus with high accuracy (over 99%) within half an hour. The diagnostic system developed on the basis of this technology has received all the necessary permits for use from Roszdravnadzor. The method for detecting the virus was developed by Professor Yoshihide Hayashizaki of the Japanese Institute of Riken together with Russian specialists and for the first time demonstrated its effectiveness on February 23 when testing passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which was quarantined in Yokohama.
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01.04.2020

The Russian technology, patented by Evotech-Mirai Genomix, allows, using standard equipment, to detect the presence of a virus with high accuracy (over 99%) within half an hour. The diagnostic system developed on the basis of this technology has received all the necessary permits for use from Roszdravnadzor. The method for detecting the virus was developed by Professor Yoshihide Hayashizaki of the Japanese Institute of Riken together with Russian specialists and for the first time demonstrated its effectiveness on February 23 when testing passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which was quarantined in Yokohama.

Considering the situation with the spread of coronavirus in the world, we understood all the responsibility entrusted to us. The Sigma Lab company managed to launch the production of diagnostic tests at Skolkovo in an unprecedentedly short time, in compliance with all complex technological requirements. We sincerely believe that our the team will contribute to the victory over the pandemic. In this difficult time, we need to be united in striving to protect ourselves, our loved ones and our country, " said Almaz Bekbayev, CEO of Sigma Lab.

The first batch of kits produced by Sigma Lab has already been delivered to the Saratov region, the next batch will soon be sent to the Sverdlovsk, Orenburg, Novosibirsk, Rostov, Chelyabinsk, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod regions, to the Perm Territory and the Komi Republic.

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