Acta Scientific Microbiology (ASMI) (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Editorial Volume 3 Issue 10

Laboratory Diagnosis of COVID 19 Infection

Ashok Rattan*

Professor, Advisor, Pathkind Laboratories, Gurgaon, India

*Corresponding Author: Ashok Rattan, Professor, Advisor, Pathkind Laboratories, Gurgaon, India.

Received: July 27, 2020; Published: August 29, 2020


In December 2019 China reported numerous cases of pneumonia in Wuhan. The pathogen was soon identified as a novel coronavirus and by mid January a number of whole genome sequences of the pathogen were available in the public domain. This virus was reported to be a RNA virus of 30 K bp and with genetic similarity to virus involved in causing Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 and so this virus was named SARS CoV 2 and the disease it caused as Covid 19 [1].



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Citation: Ashok Rattan. “Laboratory Diagnosis of COVID 19 Infection". Acta Scientific Microbiology 3.10 (2020): 01-03.


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