posted on Aug, 27 2020 @ 03:35 AM
The Krasnogorsk plant named after Zverev, which is part of the Shvabe concern of the Russian corporation Rostec, has created a Detector-BIO device for
detecting viruses in the air, said the general director of the enterprise, Alexander Novikov.
The plant presented at the Army-2020 forum a "completely new product" that "detects bacteria, toxins and viruses in the room, including
"Detector-BIO" was developed jointly with the NITsEM named after Gamaleya. With the help of such a device, automatic analysis of an air sample takes
from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the concentration of pathogens and other factors, Novikov said.
State tests have been completed, certification documents are being prepared.
"If necessary, we are ready to produce as much as the customer needs," Novikov said, adding that "the device can respond to various pathogens in
the air, so it can be used both for civilian purposes and for ensuring biological safety."
"Shvab" noted that "Detector-BIO" has no analogues in Russia.
The device is designed to detect simultaneously up to 86 pathogens of infectious diseases of viral and bacterial nature, as well as toxins in the
surrounding air in a fully automatic mode.
The analysis is performed by two independent methods - real-time polymerase chain reaction and immunofluorescence.
The device is designed to work in crowded places, during mass events, infrastructure facilities, metro, airports, railway stations and transport