Local company invents oral COVID-19 test to meet demand

With the discomfort and sometimes pain that come along with nasal swabs, the demand for a less stressful coronavirus testing solution has been high. Thus, a local Marshall company, “mLife Diagnostics LLC”, has answered the call, inventing an oral COVID-19 test kit that’s designed to not only be more manageable, but also more safe.

Marshall company creates oral COVID-19 test kit

mLife Diagnostics LLC in Marshall has developed an oral coronavirus testing kit. When the research came out that you could detect coronavirus in oral samples we realized that this is much better than nasal swabs or blood.”

Within 30 days the product went from concept to production.  Alan Loudermilk hopes it can address the nationwide shortage of COVID-19 tests.

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(833) MLIFE-DX

(833) 654-3339

511 N. Washington Avenue

Marshall, Texas 75670

Offering medical devices that alleviate the invasive nature of traditional testing. 

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