SRL Diagnostics expands its testing facility, launches RT-PCR lab in Ludhiana
12th lab for COVID-19 testing in the country by SRL
Ludhiana: In an effort to expand the COVID-19 testing capacity, SRL Diagnostics – one of India’s leading diagnostic chains, has launched RT-PCR equipped COVID testing lab in Ludhiana. The COVID testing laboratory is located at the Upper Ground Floor of the building in 636-L Model Town, Jawadi Road and has a separate drive-thru kiosk adjoining the lab for safe collection of Covid samples. SRL has been accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) for COVID19 RT-PCR testing in Ludhiana. This is the twelfth RT PCR lab that has been set up by SRL for COVID-19 testing in the country.
Sharing details about the expansion, Mr. Anand K, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), SRL Diagnostics said, “While the country is preparing for vaccination it is critical to understand that we are still in midst of a pandemic and we should be extremely careful. Extensive testing at these times is of paramount importance and with our newly launched RT-PCR facility, we will be able to serve more residents of Ludhiana. Being one of the largest diagnostics chain in the country, we are committed to the fight against the virus. This is our twelfth lab in the country for Covid testing and we will continue to take necessary actions in ensuring accessibility.”
As per the Union Health Ministry advisory, on-demand Covid-19 testing without a prescription is applicable in Ludhiana and for the ease of patients, SRL Diagnostics is also providing Home collection facility.