The Health Research Council, announced on Friday 17 April, that dnature diagnostics & research ltd were the recipients of funding for the purpose of developing a rapid, on-site DNA diagnostic test to detect the difference between influenza and COVID-19.
DNA testing allows fast, sensitive and specific detection of particular target organisms & biological products. Similar methods are used commonly in hospitals (for disease organisms), forensics (for DNA profiles of offenders) and university laboratories.
Our local paper, every three months, features a Tairawhiti Gisborne business and this quarter it was our turn to showcase our new lab and talk about what we’ve been up to recently. Gisborne Herald article Sept 2018
The ManKan™ honey real time PCR kit is a multiplex qPCR test designed for the detection and differentiation of manuka (Leptospermum scoparium), manuka DNA from other plant species such as kanuka (Kunzea ericodes) which is