New Delhi: German engineering and technology company Bosch has developed rapid test kit to combat Covid-19, claimed the company in a release. It also said that with this test kit, the results can be available within 2.5 hours, which will expedite the fight against the virus that has caused severe disruption across the world infecting more than 5 lakh people and causing death to thousands.
Commenting on this test kit, Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner said, “Bosch’s rapid COVID-19 test will help contain the spread of the pandemic and break the chain of transmission more quickly.”
The German company has claimed that it is helping medical facilities such as doctors’ offices, hospitals, laboratories, and health centres with the new Covid-19 rapid test kit.
The test kit is claimed to have been developed in six weeks’ time. The test with this kit can be performed directly at the point of care, as claimed by Bosch. The company also claims that this test kit provides around 95 percent accurate results.
Describing the test kit, Marc Meier, president of Bosch Healthcare Solutions GmbH, said, “The special feature of the Bosch test is that it offers differential diagnosis, which saves doctors the additional time needed for further tests. It also provides them with a reliable diagnosis quickly so they can then begin suitable treatment faster.”