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Coronavirus: Samples will be tested in Aberdeen to speed up process

2 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

NHS Grampian has begun testing Covid-19 samples, making the north-east body one of the first health boards in Scotland to do it on their own.
Specialist scientists at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary started checking and declaring their own patient samples after their methods were nationally approved.
Up to 160 samples can now be tested in Aberdeen each day, and there are plans to increase the figure in the coming weeks.
NHS Grampian's consultant and service clinical director for medical microbiology and virology, Noha EL Sakka, said: “Prior to Monday we were sending samples to the reference lab...
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Coronavirus testing: Who will be tested first? How can I get tested for coronavirus?

Coronavirus testing: Who will be tested first? How can I get tested for coronavirus?

2 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS tests are on the way Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove said on Friday, but who will be tested first? How can you get tested for coronavirus?
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