READ MORE:* Doing whatever it takes to get Covid-19 swabs tested* The surprised Covid-19 scientist and technician* Workers who tested NZ's first Covid-19 sample 'hidden figures' of pandemicThey start at 6pm and work until around midnight. SUPPLIED Kit Norish and Emma Sanderson inside the Covid-19 testing laboratory loading plates for the extraction platform. SUPPLIED Inside MedLab's Covid-19 testing laboratory at Massey University, the extraction platform is loaded to separate RNA from the sample. MedLab Central chief executive Cynric Temple-Camp said the need for Covid-19 testing had prompted rapid changes for laboratories, which would be adopted and continue into the future. MedLab was working on plans to bring testing for Covid-19 and other viruses in-house at Palmerston North Hospital.
Source: Stuff May 22, 2020 04:18 UTC