02 February 2022 | News
Being a Point of Care solution, it will enable small labs and collection centres to do COVID-19 testing
Pune-based startup Mylab Discovery Solutions has announced the approval and launch of CoviSwift. It is the first point-of-care (POC) testing solution that can be used at small labs, in-hospital labs, airports, villages and allow gold standard testing at high throughputs anywhere.
The solution comprises the CoviSwift assay and Compact-Q machines which process 16 samples within 40 minutes. This is approximately 4 times faster than the traditional method of RT-PCR testing while maintaining the gold standard accuracy.
Technically, CoviSwift is driven by RT-PCR gold standard technology. The in-field accuracy is nowhere close to RT-PCR gold standard. This will ensure that now ports of entry have a reliable solution of testing and limit the spread of next variants in the future from other countries or within the country. The test is expected to be available in the market in early February.