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epiLab: Coronavirus testing in the mobile safety laboratory

Interview with Dr. Anja Germann, Project Manager "SaarCoScreen", and Markus Michel, Business Unit Manager Laboratory Technology, Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT

08.07.2020

Image: Man with short grey hair, dark suit and glasses - Markus Michel; Copyright: Fraunhofer IBMT/Foto Bernd Müller

Markus Michel

Image: Smiling woman with brown hair in a blue coverall - Dr. Anja Germann; Copyright: Fraunhofer IBMT/Foto Bernd Müller

Dr. Anja Germann

Image: Two people wearing protective suits stand next to a workbench in a laboratory; Copyright: Fraunhofer IBMT/Foto Bernd Müller

The mobile epiLab of Fraunhofer IBMT has the biological safety level 2 (BSL-2).

Products and exhibitors dealing with laboratory devices and diagnostics

Image: A female employee in a protective gown is taking a nasopharyngeal swab from a woman; Copyright: Fraunhofer IBMT/Foto Bernd Müller

The project "SaarCoScreen" aims to test all residents and staff members of about 130 nursing homes for an infection with SARS-CoV-2.

Image: Man with glasses and beard - Timo Roth; Copyright: beta-web/Schmitz