Pooled Testing Protocol: Data Driven Algorithm

Pooled Testing Protocol: Data Driven Algorithm

When the entire world was facing shortage of testing kits, we came up with an idea of pooled testing, that was also validated by tests in Germany and Israel at around the same time. We extended the concept to Indian context, created a unique algorithm that recommended how to plan the pooling of tests without impacting the accuracy.

The algorithm can be seen here. It was submitted to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and other relevant bodies with positive acknowledgement and endorsement.

 

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