“…Dr. Fitriani Sukri, Director of Tirta Medical Centre, said that we are looking forward to this collaboration to further support us in testing for Covid-19. Through the Mobile PCR Lab, we believe that it can be faster and more accurate in detecting the presence of viruses in the body, whether in those who are indeed sick, have symptoms of Covid-19, or have no symptoms of Covid-19 at all, which is better known as OTG (Orang Tanpa Gejala) or asymptomatic.”
Mobile Polymerase Chain Reaction Lab or better known as Mobile PCR Lab, plays an important role in efforts to deal with the spread of Covid-19 in Indonesia. The existence of the Mobile PCR Lab is very important, because it can help detect patients exposed to Covid-19 more quickly, so that the decision will be faster to isolate or treat patients exposed to the virus in order to cut the spread of Covid-19.
Ryan added that the Mobile PCR Lab provided by Pyridam Farma has met the health protocol standards set by the World Health Organization (WHO). In the Mobile PCR Lab, we have provided various virus testing equipment, such as PCR machines and their supporters, PCR reagent test kits and consumables and PPE. This PCR car also meets PCR laboratory safety standards. It is planned that there will be more than 10 PCR cars prepared to meet the needs of PCR swabs in Indonesia, 2 of which can be operated by Tirta Medical Center. In the near future, other PCR Lab cars will finish manufacturing and as soon as possible help the community and government to detect and stop the spread of Covid-19. “This Mobile PCR Lab already uses the latest technology with a capacity of 1,000 tests per day and the results will come out approximately 2 hours after the examination. With the Mobile PCR Lab operated by Tirta Medical Center, Pyridam Farma hopes that it will further assist the community, agencies and government in detecting the spread of Covid-19 so that it will also be faster in breaking the chain of spread of the virus, “said Ryan.
Meanwhile Dr. Fitriani Sukri, Director of Tirta Medical Centre, said that we are looking forward to this collaboration to further support us in testing for Covid-19. Through the Mobile PCR Lab, we believe that it can be faster and more accurate in detecting the presence of viruses in the body, whether in those who are indeed sick, have symptoms of Covid-19, or have no symptoms of Covid-19 at all, which is better known as OTG (Orang Tanpa Gejala) or asymptomatic. “We began operating the Mobile PCR Lab last week, the goal is that the examination will be more flexible, not mixed with other disease checks, has high accessibility, also gets the results of examinations quickly and the process of treating patients who are positive for Covid-19. Apart from being used for PCR tests, we also use this car for rapid testing, “added Dr. Fitriani Sukri.
“Pyridam Farma as a pharmaceutical company really supports the government’s steps and programs in breaking the chain of spreading Covid-19. Early detection of the spread of Covid-19, which is fast, flexible and easily accessible to the public, is absolutely necessary. Apart from providing modern and traditional immunity-enhancing medicines and products related to the prevention and handling of Covid-19, Pyridam Farma also provides a Mobile PCR Lab which will be operated by Tirta Medical Center, “said Ryan Arvin, Corporate Secretary of PT Pyridam. Farma Tbk., In a press release, Wednesday (23/9/2020).