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Mobile Laboratory Unit (MLU)

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Mobile Laboratory Unit (MLU)


The Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) has launched the “Mobile Laboratory Unit” (MLU) that will provide free-of-charge home COVID-19 testing for the elderly and people with disabilities The ambulances, which have been rearranged to work as mobile COVID-19 testing units, are used to reach out to senior citizens and people with disabilities, allowing these people to stay at home while undergoing testing.


  • Paramedics are kept safe and protected in high protective gear, while the ambulance is converted into a testing unit equipped with an auto-sterilization device, thermal scanners, Emirates ID card reader and safe storage cabins for collected samples.


  • The new service will help protect people at high risk and ease the burden of overcrowding in hospitals and testing centers.


Source(s):Arab news, Gulf News