Once again, UG has engaged in the initiative to support diagnostics in fight against the coronavirus

Due to the increased risk of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infection, once again has the Faculty of Biology of the University of Gdańsk supported the previous actions of the university to quickly diagnose infections, by providing highly specialized instrument, the Lightcycler 480 II thermocycler, to the 7-th Navy Hospital Gdansk.

Na zdjęciu wysokospecjalistyczna aparatura w postaci termocyklera Light Cycler 480 II

Photograph shows highly specialized instrument - the Lightcycler 480 II thermocycler

The highly-specialized device, the Lightcycler 480 II thermocycler, Real Time PCR gene scanner, was provided to the diagnostic lab at the 7th Navy Hospital, located at Polanki street in Gdańsk, under the mutual agreement. Once again, the provided device will support COVID-19 testing in the molecular diagnostics lab of the hospital.

The device will enable testing for coronavirus infections and will allow to multiply the number of conducted tests and quicker diagnosis of patients form Pomorskie Province.

Once again, the University of Gdańsk has engaged in the initiative to support diagnostics in fight against the coronavirus. Reminding, that the university did already provide one device to the 7th Navy Hospital Gdańsk in April and one to the Provincial Sanitary and Epidemiological Station Gdańsk in March.


Translation: Adam Myzyk

Press Office of University of Gdańsk