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41. 

The Indian Council of Medical Research approved the use of which of the following machines for conducting COVID-19 tests?

[A]. CT Scan Machine
[B]. Tuberculosis machine
[C]. X Ray Machine
[D]. Ultrasound Machines

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On April 4, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research approved the use of Tuberculosis machine for conducting COVID-19 tests. Currently India is using the RT-PCR (Real time-Polymerase Chain Reaction) testing recommended by the US and approved by FDA. Along with this, the ICMR has recommended the use of Truenat test. The Truenat test is currently used to detect drug-resistant TB.

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