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SAMPLING AND INACTIVATION OF COVID-19 VIRUS

Sample collection, pre-processing and inactivation of covid-19 virus to prevent infection spread is a crucial step in covid-19 testing. The labile nature of viral nucleic acid necessitates that the integrity of sample be preserved with efficient and stable transport / preservative medium. Demyhealth’s sample collection kit not only preserves the sample but also renders the […]

MYGO MINI ADAPTABILITY TO POINT OF CARE (TESTING)

  Presently, the confirmatory diagnosis for COVID-19 is by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), which typically takes several hours and requires a molecular laboratory to perform. Also, the limited availability of COVID-19 testing for communities far away from central laboratories, the need for mobile laboratories and point of care (POC) solutions becomes pertinent. Consequently, […]

CHOOSING THE RIGHT PCR FOR COVID 19 TESTING

  CHOOSING A REAL TIME PCR PLATFORMS FOR COVID-19 TESTING As the scourge of the coronavirus outbreak intensifies, Nigeria is responding through the rapid setting up of Covid-19 testing centers across the country. Questions about the suitable equipment, kits and consumables have also come to the fore. As a trailblazer in molecular diagnostics, DemyHealth proffers […]

LABORATORY ACCREDITATION FOR COVID-19 TESTING

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) is doing a good job tackling the scourge of COVID-19 in Nigeria. However, we are obligated to call them out when their practices counter recommended Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. An NCDC official involved in accrediting centers for COVID-19 testing is imposing on existing molecular […]

DemyHealth

DEMYHEALTH CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT COLLABORATION WITH PRIVATE LABORATORIES TO SCALE-UP COVID-19 TESTING ABUJA, March 30, 2020—In a bid to join the fight against the global coronavirus pandemic, DemyHealth, a leading healthcare service provider in Nigeria, calls for government collaboration with private molecular laboratories to scale-up the country’s testing capacity. Getting ahead of the virus necessitates […]

CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) PCR TESTING

GTL INTRODUCES 2019-nCoV FAST EXTRACTION & DETECTION SOLUTION. At a time when the scientific community pays close attention to the dynamics of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Genomic Technologies Limited (a subsidiary of Demyhealth Clinic and Genomic Medicine) introduces Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Dual Fluorescence RT-PCR Detection Kit by Bioer. This is a complete solution for coronavirus […]

2019 Financial Year

This is a year that I won’t forget. Demyhealth, as a business, not only attained its maturity stage but also has scaled its operations in the financial year between December 2018 – December 2019. The sustained growth over the last 6 years was eclipsed in all metrics by the single 2019 year under review. In […]

DCGM – AFRIGLOBAL PARTNERSHIP

Demyhealth Clinic and Genomic Medicine (DCGM) and our subsidiary company, Genomic Technologies Ltd (GTL) once again have been contracted to set up an upscale molecular laboratory, this time by Afriglobal Medicare Ltd (AML), a member of the Afriglobal Group (formerly Nagode Group). Afriglobal Medicare Limited is a state-of-the-art, integrated chain of diagnostic centers across Nigeria. […]