Denmark is hit by the acute shortage of tests for coronavirus and Sunday morning could Ekstra Bladet can reveal that the Danish company PentaBase a week ago had offered the Danish Health and medicines authority to be able to make use of the company's expertise, which means that you can produce 10,000 tests a day.
in Addition, one has 14 real-time PCR machines standing, which can be used to analyze the test for the coronavirus.
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PentaBase was never any answer - until now. After the Extra Magazine and other media has gone into in the proceedings Ulf Bech Christensen finally got a hole in through to the authorities.
– It is amazing what it can do to go to you and the media. There is almost not the authority, I haven't talked with. I hope that we are now in a process looking for, we can help to increase Denmark testkapacitet as soon as possible, he says.
concretely, the validity Ulf Bech Christensen now to receive the material from the Statens Serum Institut.
– We are going to receive something patientmateriale from the Statens Serum Institut, which we can validate our test up on.
And it seems to succeed now - we do not know, however, if we receive it Monday or Tuesday, or when. But as soon as it comes, we will work 24/7 to get the test done, he says.
PentaBase expect to be able to deliver coronatests to 400 kr. the piece.
As Ekstra Bladet wrote in go, so can the health workforce in the Region Syddanmark, Midtjylland and Copenhagen no longer be tested due to lack of reagents (chemical solution, which can show if there is virus, red.). Danish regions, indicating that employees in the other two regions, which have light to moderate symptoms, will also be able to experience the challenges of getting a test.
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