Dengue Day 1 – New Dengue Diagnostic Kit gives out result in 15 minutes.

“Dengue Day 1” – a diagnostic kit is now available to diagnose dengue within 15 minutes, at a cheaper cost compared to other kits presently available in the market – says Dr. Navin Khanna who heads the Recombinant Gene Products Group at the International Centre for Genetics Engineering & Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi. Also the kit helps in finding out whether the virus is in the primary or secondary stage, and it detect all four types of dengue viruses. Dr-Navin-Khanna-NCSI

For his work on developing the Dengue Day 1 kit, Dr Navin Khanna was presented with the Anjani Mashelkar Inclusive Innovation Award at the fifth National Conference of Social Innovation (NCSI), jointly organized by the Pune International Centre (PIC), the National Innovation Foundation and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Pune.