"DOST chief cites 2019 achievements in various fields" (Philippine New Agency)


"In the field of healthcare, he noted the Biotek-M dengue diagnostic kit has qualified for Asean market penetration with the help of the Asean Network for Diagnostics.

Funded by the DOST and developed in partnership with the University of the Philippines - Manila, this kit was developed for early detection and management of dengue.

It has the power of DNA/RNA-based accurate detection of the dengue virus and can be used in health centers and hospitals.

Dela Peña said this kit is already sold by a spin-off company..."


Link: https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1089975