The Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun state developed a test-kit against the raging Lassa fever known as Pan-Lassa Rapid Diagnostic Test (PL RDT) which allows urine, feaces and blood test samples of humans or rats in 10 minutes. The development was completed in January this year though work started in 2014.

The Director of ACEGID, RUN, Prof. Christian Happi, a member of the team explained that the test is highly sensitive and specific in January 2016.

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