Malaysia as the first country in Asia to use KingFisher APEX, the latest and highest throughput automated extraction technology.
Processing COVID-19 patients’ samples at unprecedented speed and highest throughput possible has been the national top priorities ever since this global pandemics hit Malaysia. Here, our application specialist Mr Afiq is conducting an operational training of KingFisher Automated Extraction Systems at the Makmal Kebangsaan Awam Malaysia.
MKAK has been able to resolve a lot of the backlog samples by using this automation! They can now proceed to run a lot more of Real time PCR tests, the gold standard for COVID-19 diagnostic tests. We can expect an inrease of their daily testing capacity.