Trivitron Healthcare, a leading medical technology organization has announced the launch of Mobile Laboratory for Covid Testing to facilitate COVID-19 diagnostics in urban, rural areas and far-flung geographies to bring quality healthcare and diagnostic services near to the patients. Andhra Pradesh Medtech Zone Ltd (AMTZ) & Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT) are the knowledge partners along with Trivitron Healthcare to facilitate the deployment of these Mobile Laboratories in various regions across the country.
On Wednesday, Dr. Jitendar Sharma – CEO & Managing Director of AMTZ & Mr. Rajesh Patel – CEO (IVD Division), Trivitron Healthcare jointly flagged off the I-LAB in Visakhapatnam.
This indigenous lab will be deployed in rural, inaccessible parts of the country and has the capability to process 2,500 samples per day which includes RT-PCR test, Rapid Antigen tests, CLIA/ Elisa Antibodies Tests IgG and IgM and CLIA/ Elisa Tests for Inflammatory Markers like D-Dimer, CRP & IL-6.
The mobile testing laboratory is fabricated to handle jarring conditions of weather. The design includes air conditioning to keep the airflow of sample processing areas segregated from all parts of the lab to ensure excellent quality of sample reporting. It does not require high voltage electricity connections for long range cables in remote areas of the country.
Dr. GSK Velu, Chairman & Managing Director, Trivitron Healthcare Group on this occasion said, “Trivitron Healthcare is committed to the fight against COVID-19 on the forefront by many such technological advancements in the global diagnostic field. As a pioneer in healthcare and medical technology group with 11,000+ Healthcare Professionals, Trivitron Group of Companies have endeavored in multiple areas to address the existing covid-19 pandemic. Our group’s efforts to fight this pandemic will go a long way to control the spread of COVID-19, by reaching at the door steps of the affected community and minimizing the exposure to the society.”
Dr. Jitendar Sharma – CEO & Managing Director of AMTZ made a special mention, “DBT- AMTZ Command Centre at AMTZ developed the first mobile RTPCR Testing Bus. Subsequently this program has been emulated in several parts of the country. These mobile systems carry the bandwidth of large scale tasting and portability of deploying mobile testing infrastructure at various locations as per need. The usefulness goes beyond covid testing to testing HIV, TB, HCV, HbsAg, Bio chemistry, Hematology and large number of other conditions that would play a pivotal role in community based diagnostics”
Rajesh Patel, Chief Executive Officer (IVD Division), Trivitron Healthcare added that, “with a vision to make healthcare available for the people of all classes and keeping in mind the need of diagnosis during COVID-19, today we are delighted to announce the launch I-LAB.
The inbuilt power back-up for four hours and an extendible back-up generator will ensure the smooth functioning of the lab with a minimum time approach and efficacy. There will be all state of art facilities like transfer of reports via high speed internet.”
Trivitron is planning to expand the Mobile Testing Laboratory Facilities with 100+ Mobile Labs which will be deployed in multiple parts of the country.