SRL Diagnostics expands its testing facility, launches RT-PCR lab in Hyderabad
Hyderabad: In an effort to expand the COVID-19 testing capacity, SRL Diagnostics – one of India’s leading diagnostic chains – has launched Covid-19 test by RT-PCR technique in Hyderabad. The COVID testing laboratory is located at the Lower Ground Floor of Bhuvana Towers Commercial Complex on Sarojini Devi Road, Secunderabad. SRL has been accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) for COVID19 RT-PCR testing in Hyderabad. This is the tenth RT PCR lab that has been set up by SRL for COVID-19 testing in the country. The diagnostic chain has already set up its facility in Bangalore and Chennai.
Sharing details about the expansion, Mr. Anand K, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), SRL Diagnostics said, “We are at a crucial stage with the virus, as the country is gradually opening up and people starting to venture outside, extensive testing is still of paramount importance. It is vital to understand that we are still in midst of a pandemic and we should be extremely careful. With our newly launched RT PCR facility, we will be able to serve more residents of Hyderabad in these unprecedented times. Being one of the largest diagnostics chain in the country, we are committed to the fight against the virus and hence 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 Hyderabad and for the ease of patients, SRL Diagnostics is also providing Home collection facility. The test bookings can be made using SRL Diagnostics’ dedicated phone lines 040-40172118 COVID-19 RT-PCR test results would be provided within 12 to 24 hours and the prices would be as per Government notified rates in the state.