GOA: A team of doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi that visited Goa Medical College (GMC) and hospital has suggested that RT-PCR tests be conducted faster. “Yes, they said we need to do RT-PCR tests with less time. I will speak to the team concerned,” GMC dean, Dr S M Bandekar said. He said a cycle of RT-PCR containing 90 samples takes about eight hours to receive results.
The AIIMS team comprising professor and head, critical care medicine, Dr Rajeshwari, professor and head of pulmonary medicine, Dr Anant Mohan, transplant anaesthesiologist, Lt Col Munish Kumar, and critical care specialist, Army hospital (R&R), New Delhi, Lt Col M Shyam, who came to Goa to examine Union Ayush minister Shripad Naik, visited the GMC and the Covid hospital, Margao.
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