On 5 January 2017, the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock Bangladesh visited Revongen Corporation, parent company of Speedy Assay in conjunction with the study tour of animal quarantine station activities with group of 9 officials.
Shrimp plays an important role in the economy of Bangladesh. It is the second largest export industries after garments from which Bangladesh earned as USD346 million in the year 2006. Among shrimp producing countries, Bangladesh ranks fourth with respect to are of shrimp farming and sixth in volume of production.
Speedy Assay was being selected as one of the laboratory stations to be visited and our laboratory analyst demonstrated to the officials on assay procedure of ShrimpCheck White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) Rapid Test Kit, a rapid test kit designed for qualitative detection of WSSV infection in shrimp.
“When it comes to shrimp, a single infection of the virus can cause the loss of the entire marine livestock in 3 to 10 days. Therefore, we have developed a method to rapidly test if your shrimps are infected so you can decide how to save your livestock timely,” said Mr. EL Law, CEO of Revongen Corporation during the visit.
Demonstration of the ShrimpCheck WSSV Rapid Test Kit to the delegates from Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock Bangladesh.