6 Apr 2020

Testing for COVID-19 in New Zealand

From Afternoons, 1:24 pm on 6 April 2020

Gisborne laboratory d-nature specializes in the technique being used for COVID-19 testing.

The lab is bringing in the chemicals and components that are needed to turn the swab material into RNA, and the reagents needed to copy and detect the COVID-19 RNA.

We speak to DNA scientist John Mackay.

DNA scientist John Mackay

DNA scientist John Mackay Photo: Supplied