COVID-19: Lab equipment dispatched by air to Ladakh in MP’s presence

LEH: Complete Lab. Equipment was dispatched today from Delhi to Leh by air in presence of Member Parliament Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal for establishment of COVID-19 Testing Laboratory in Ladakh which will also provide other vital diagnostic facilities in Ladakh.
The Equipment includes Biosafety Cabinet, Deep Freeze – 20 Deg (110 Ltr), Micro – Centrifuge 15000RPM High Speed mini plate RPM, Micro – Centrifuge High Speed mini plate RPM 2pcs, Viral Transport Medium (VTM), Flocked Vortex Mixer, Cryovials 1.8 MI100/box, Cryo Box, Handy Pipette AID 25ml, Disposable Plastic Pipettes 10ml, Forceps, Biomedical Waste Disposal (BMW) Bags, Ice-Boxe with Gel Packs, Tube Rack, Vryovial, Micro Pipette, Sterile Filter Barrier Tips, Filter Barrier Tips, Hand Sanitizer 5000ML, Eppendorf Tubed and PPE Suits and other materials.
Earlier, on 29th March, MP JTN had sent important Testing Laboratory machines including Real Time-PCR Set with its accessories, Thermo Cycler, Desktop, pen drive with Bio-Rad Software, CD with Delta Curve Software, Manual, Pamphlet, Screw, Plate and Literature to Leh for setting up of COVID -19 Lab at Leh.
Two Doctors and four Lab. Technicians from Ladakh are under training at PGI Chandigarh and Dr. Kunzang Chorol, Professor Bio Chemistry and Dr. Javed are under Special Lab Training at AIIMS Delhi and will be deputed to Ladakh soon to run the Lab,” said JTN while stressing upon the need for speedy establishment and functional of this most needed facility in Ladakh.