It can take hours or days to get a result from the standard PCR test after a swab is taken due to the time-consuming process of analysing samples. Photo: Xinhua It can take hours or days to get a result from the standard PCR test after a swab is taken due to the time-consuming process of analysing samples. Photo: Xinhua
It can take hours or days to get a result from the standard PCR test after a swab is taken due to the time-consuming process of analysing samples. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: Chinese researchers’ device may detect infection in 10 minutes

  • Peking University team say their patented sensing chip is as accurate as the standard PCR testing, based on initial study results
  • They say the technology is ready for immediate use, but some think there could be challenges for mass production

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
It can take hours or days to get a result from the standard PCR test after a swab is taken due to the time-consuming process of analysing samples. Photo: Xinhua It can take hours or days to get a result from the standard PCR test after a swab is taken due to the time-consuming process of analysing samples. Photo: Xinhua
It can take hours or days to get a result from the standard PCR test after a swab is taken due to the time-consuming process of analysing samples. Photo: Xinhua
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