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Coronavirus – Nigeria: Antibody-based COVID-19 Test Kits – Four of the ones in use in Nigeria fail Medical Lab Council Evaluation – Dr. Ehanire

June 6, 2020

The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that only four of the COVID-19 test kits said to be in use in Nigeria have been evaluated by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria and all four failed the validation tests and results; therefore, “the tests obtained from these kits may be wrong and misleading”

Dr. Ehanire said, “The NCDC certified laboratories in Nigeria use WHO recognized PCR testing methods which give reliable result.  &ld

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Source : African Media Agency (AMA)

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