For the first time in the history of the country, plans have been made to start a Hepatitis C test through a plasma separation card from Balochistan. Staff training has been started. In the first phase, testing will be started in prisons for 3 months through PSC. ۔
The Balochistan government has decided to test for hepatitis C through modern plasma separation cards in the province and has started training staff for testing.
According to Dr. Gul Sabin Azam Ghorizai, Coordinator, Hepatitis Free Program, Balochistan. Is.
He said that in the first phase, testing would be started in the jails for three months from November through PSC, after observing the results, the project would be extended to other parts of the province.
He said that the training of staff for PSC testing has been started. The first training in this regard has been given by Dr. Huma Qureshi of the National Institute for Hepatitis, Karachi.
He added that there is no time and temperature restriction for tests performed with a plasma separation card. Before that, the tubes in which blood samples were collected were often broken, which sometimes led to erroneous results. Used to come
Samples for PCR testing can be taken through Plasma Separation Card, its use will also eliminate the possibility of over-budgeting and incorrect results.