In Ukraine, several thousand ELISA tests are performed daily.
In Ukraine today, several thousand tests are performed daily by ELISA – for the presence of antibodies against the coronavirus.
This was announced by Prime Minister Denis Shmygal at a press conference on the theme “100 days of government” on June 11, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“The IFA test is used by us as the main, with the PCR test, but nevertheless, the PCR shows the greatest probability and efficiency. Therefore, our task is to bring the PCR test to 10,000 per day – it is carried out from proactively, on average we test it “And we speed up ELISA tests, and today, it’s several thousand tests on average per day, which allows us to see the formation of immunity in asymptomatic people and a final stage of the disease, “said Shmygal.
According to him, the two types of tests give a complete picture, only ELISA tests will not be as effective as PCR.
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At the same time, the head of government stressed that the Ministry of Health continues to work to simplify access to the drugs and equipment needed to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus.
As reported, as of June 11, Ukraine had confirmed 29,070 cases of COVID-19, especially 689 in the past day. Currently, 13,141 people have recovered, 854 have died.
According to the Ministry of Health, a total of 456,509 samples in Ukraine were studied by PCR and 60,135 samples by ELISA.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru