Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala capital city-headquartered HLL Lifecare Limited, a Central Government Enterprise under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has developed the rapid antibody diagnostic kit for COVID 19 and the result will be ready in 20 minutes.
HLL is planning to manufacture two lakhs kits for supplying to various Government units in 10 days.
The kit is being manufactured at HLL’s rapid diagnostic kit manufacturing facility in Manesar, Gurugram, Haryana, and has been validated and approved by NIV Pune and ICMR for use in India.
This device is designed to aid in the rapid differential diagnosis of COVID-19 virus infection in large population screening in our country during the current pandemic situation and this will support in the management of control and treatment of coronavirus disease.
HLL is the first Indian Government company that received the approval from ICMR for manufacturing and supplying the rapid antibody kit for COVID-19 detection.