The Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology performing under the purview of the Point out Ministry of Technologies and Innovation has been successful in acquiring LAMP ( Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification) PCR test package to be employed in the detection of covid-19 virus. When compared with the examination package beforehand utilised in the RT- PCR device, this new exam kit aids in minimizing the time and charge used on a PCR check. A continuous source can also be ensured as this take a look at kit is produced in our country.
This LAMP PCR examination package is presently at the medical demo section and is due to be launched to the country’s overall health sector ,soon. Throughout the latest past, the Sri Lanka Institute of Nano Technological know-how commenced the manufacture of SWABS remaining utilised in the covid-19 virus detection examination, in the state and provided the solution to the Wellness Providers Materials Division and to the Clinical Research Institute. It was determined to keep on with the generation of SWBS.
These issues have been highlighted at a discussion held at the Ministry of Wellbeing, presided by DR (Mrs) Seetha Arambepola, Condition Minister of Capabilities Growth Vocational Education and learning, Technologies and Innovation, precipitated by the latest circumstance of the place in relation to covid-19 outbreak.
This dialogue was attended by Dr.(Mrs) Seetha Arambepola, Condition Minister of Talent Advancement, Vocational Schooling, Technology and Improvements, Dr. Sanjaya Munasinghe, Secretary to the Ministry of Well being, Deepa Liyanage Supplemental Secretary to the State Ministry of Engineering and Innovation, Mr. Manju Gunawardhana, Director – Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology, Mr. Heminda Jayaweera, Chief Operations Officer – Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology, Dr. Kamal Jayasinghe, Director Basic of the National Drug Regulatory Authority, Dr. Prabath Amarasinghe, Performing Director of the Clinical Analysis Council.