Randox Laboratories chief scientific officer, John Lamont, talks to Sky News about the diagnostic company’s brand new Coronavirus test which tests for the new strain of Coronavirus – COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2).
This new test from Randox has been developed on Randox’s unique technology platform, the Biochip. The Coronavirus Biochip tests simultaneously for Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), Sarbecoviris (SARS, SARS like, COVID-19), Coronavirus 229E/NL63, Coronavirus OC43/HKUI, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Adenovirus A/B/C/D/E, Enterovirus A/B/C, Influenza A, Influenza B and Rhinovirus A/B.
The test has recently been sent to Wuhan and Guangzhou, China and complies with guidelines from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organisation.
Video footage courtesy of @Sky News