The First Mobile Diagnostic Laboratory in Mombasa County to support routine and surveillance Diagnostic Services

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The JKUAT-DHARC team and the Mombasa CHMT team

The JKUAT-DHARC team led by Prof Simon Karanja have been conducting a study on the mobile Lab. The mobile laboratory dubbed Bionear, uses an all-terrain vehicle that is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to offer a broad scope of health services and can handle the most infectious pathogens, using a closed, under-pressured isolator.

The laboratory is fitted with cellular and satellite connectivity that enables the transmission of results in real-time with the relevant stakeholders.

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