Blood test Current Affairs - 2020

Sero Survey by ICMR and NCDC

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and NCDC (National Centre for Disease Control) are to conduct a sero survey. The survey will help to learn about the prevalence of COVID-19 infection. What is a Sero Survey? A Sero Survey is testing of blood serum of individuals and determine the presence of antibodies against COVID-19. Read More…

Scientists develop first blood test for autism

Scientists from US for first time have developed a blood test to accurately predict whether a child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The first of its kind of physiological test for analysing a blood sample opens the door to earlier diagnosis and potential future development of therapeutics. Key facts To develop this test, scientists had Read More…