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World Can drugstores like the Corona-Test sell? Ministry of Health checks admissibility

14:40  06 november  2020
14:40  06 november  2020 Source:   businessinsider.de

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The drugstore chain dm offers an corona antibody test in the online shop. The Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Health is now checking whether the retailer is even allowed to sell the 60 Euro test kits to consumers, reports the "Lebensmittelzeitung" .

With the test kits, the customer takes blood at home and then sends the sample to an laboratory. There it should then be checked whether corona antibodies can be found in the blood. A positive result would mean that the test person has already contracted Corona and has now developed antibodies against the virus.

The problem: "Corona antibody tests are only permitted to be given to specialist staff if such kits have a diagnostic purpose," said a spokesman for the Ministry of Health in relation to the "Lebensmittelzeitung" newspaper.

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Public health officials are trying to slow the spread of the virus by identifying people who think they could be infected, testing them, and isolating them. But that strategy is built on the assumption that people in the U.S. seek medical care when they think they need it.

Can dm sell the test kit? Meanwhile,

Dm is defending its product. "The Cerascreen test is not subject to the dispensing prohibition of the Medical Product Tax Ordinance," says Managing Director Sebastian Bayer.

The decisive factor is now whether the test is intended for direct or indirect detection of diseases. If a quick test at home gives a result, it is not intended for consumers. Test kits that are then analyzed in a laboratory, on the other hand, do. This is also the view of the Ministry of Health, according to Bayer, according to "Lebensmittelzeitung".

Already this summer, dm had problems with corona tests in its range. In Austria , the drugstore brought a corona test from the manufacturer Novogenia to its online range. The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care then found deficiencies in the labeling and certification. The test was temporarily withdrawn from the market , but is now available again for 119 euros.

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  Dürfen Drogerien wie dm Corona-Test verkaufen? Gesundheitsministerium prüft Zulässigkeit © Provided by Business Insider Germany DM in Konstanz © Photo by Patrick Seeger / picture alliance via Getty Images DM in Konstanz

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