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nCoVSENSEs: Rapid Test device by Pune based Startup 

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  • April 8, 2020
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nCoVSENSEs: Rapid Test device by Pune based Startup 

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Health 

In News:

  • Module innovations, a Pune based healthcare start up, is developing a testing kit device to detect COVID-19.
  • The project is funded by Department of Science and Technology. 

Key takeaways:

  • The kit is named nCoVSENSEs 
  • It is a rapid test device, it can detect COVID-19 in 10-15mins
  • It detects the antibodies that have been formed against COVID-19 in the human body 
  • Antibodies (IgG and IgM) are formed against any infection in the human body.
  • The device is more efficient and less costly. 
  • The test is also targeted against the Spike proteins making it specific for COVID 19.
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