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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