Govt bans Rapid test (NS1) for diagnosis of Dengue

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JAMMU- The state Health Department  has banned Rapid serology test for diagnosis Dengue by the Clinicians/Hospitals (Govt./Private ) Nursing Homes and Clinical Establishments and recommended only National Institute of Virology Kit commonly called ELISA test for detection of 1gM to confirm Dengue fever.

As per the directorate of Health Services, Jammu, the Rapid test (NS1) has been banned as the test gives wrong results i.e. high false+ive and high false-ive results and are not reliable and authorized only  National Institute of Virology Kit for detection of 1gM to confirm Dengue fever commonly called ELISA test which has been recommended by  Government of India  .

All the Clinicians/Hospitals (Govt./Private ) Nursing Homes and Clinical Establishments are directed not to conduct such tests.

The Chief Medical Officers/Block Medical Officers have been directed to ensure implementation of this ban in their respective areas and anybody violating this guideline be dealt with under appropriate law and Act ( i.e. Nursing Homes and Clinical Establishment Act ).

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