COVID-19 Research

Title :

Development of non-PCR based point of care SARS-Cov 2 RNA detection technique

Area of research :

COVID-19 Research, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Medical Sciences

Focus area :

Detection kit for COVID-19

Principal Investigator :

Dr. Sudipta Mondal, Assistant Professor, Dr. Sudit S. Mukhopadhyay, Professor, Dr. Sougata Saha, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur

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After the optimization of the protocol, the operator only needs to follow a simple RNA separation technique and drop casting and drying of reagent before taking the reading with a handheld Raman spectrometer. It is even possible to reconfigure the spectrometer software just to report positive or negative.

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