21 September 2020 | News
Home sample collection service to be made available
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Chennai based Medall Diagnostics has recently announced the receipt of approval from ICMR for conducting the COVID-19 tests at its Bengaluru facility.
Medall lab, with NABL accreditation, has the capacity to conduct 1500 tests per day in Bengaluru. Currently, this facility is available at its Sadashivnagar and Jayanagar centers. In the interest of the safety of patients, Medall will also be offering a home collection facility of samples.
Arjun Ananth, CEO, Medall Healthcare Private Limited said, “As the virus continues to spread globally, State Governments have put in place various measures to control the further spread of the pandemic. With 2 lakh cases and rising by the day, the approval from ICMR for COVID-19 testing in Bengaluru has come in at the right time reinforcing our commitment to offering qualitative diagnostic and healthcare services.”
Medall offers COVID Monitoring tests including D-Dimer, Ferritin, IL-6 and Screening tests including RT-PCR, Antibody and Antigen and HRCT chest with CT severity score and CORADS staging. As per the guidelines issued by ICMR for Covid-19 testing in private laboratories, Medall will provide the test adhering to the sample collection and testing guidelines set by ICMR.