Russia and the whole world are faced with the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) pandemic, a biological threat, the consequences of which are difficult to predict. Recent practice shows that one must be prepared for threats of such a large scale. Mobilization of efforts and development of algorithms for work in the direction of laboratory diagnostics today is the key to successfully confronting possible challenges in the future. Success in the fight against COVID-19 largely depends on accurate and effective laboratory diagnosis of the new disease. How quickly Russia can defeat the epidemic depends on the success of the laboratories.
One of the partners of RDS-LAB is the industrial company POLIGEM, which produces collection and transport kit for clinical specimens containing viruses used at the preanalytic stage of laboratory diagnostics of a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
Collection and transport kit for clinical specimens containing viruses is a test tube with medium for viruses and a swab of viscose or flocked nylon, packed in a sterile peel-pack.
The use of specialized transport systems with a medium for viruses meets the requirements of Russian and international guidelines.
Collection and transport kit for clinical specimens containing viruses produced by POLIGEM LLC is a registered medical device: Registration Certificate No. RZN 2020/9961 dated 02/04/2020. RDS-LAB is the official partner and distributor.