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PCR testing laboratory to be opened in Chisinau

13:58 | 25.01.2022 Category: Social

Chisinau, January 25 / MOLDPRES /- Chisinau city hall announced it is in the process of opening a municipal laboratory to perform PCR tests.

Mayor Ion Ceban informed that the municipality is in the process of finalizing the list of equipment and technical specifications for the arrangement of the first municipal laboratory for performing real-time PCR molecular biology tests.

This laboratory will be a "reference" and will have a capacity of at least 1,000 tests per day.

He said "the laboratory space is being renovated and will be located at Sfanta Treime SCM with separate circuit and access". "At this point, we have strengthened the human resources laboratory team and started the staff training process. The tender for the procurement of laboratory equipment is to be announced," he said.

"In the conditions in which the inhabitants of the city are forced to perform the tests in private laboratories, which cost hundreds of lei, Chisinau municipality needs its own PCR laboratory", the quoted source said.

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