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Real Time PCR Kits For Novel Coronavirus

CDSCO licensed Real Time PCR kits for novel Coronavirus testing now available

  • Real Time PCR detection for new Coronavirus 2019nCoV from nasopharyngeal swabs, nasopharyngeal secretions or bronchoalveolar lavage fluid etc.
  • The same kit used for detection in global outbreak for last several months is now available in India. Highly validated assay in China as well as Europe.
  • Use of two sets of primers and probes for targeting ORF1ab and N gene region./μL
  • High Sensitivity with minimum detection limit of the two genes detected up to 20 copies/μL.
  • High Specificity - No cross reactivity observed with clinically positive samples of Influenza A/B/H1N1, Corona Virus OC43/hku1/229E/nl63 and MERS.
  • Internal control, positive controls and negative controls provided for run validation.
  • Designed to operate on open platforms for real time PCR including Ozocycler Neo, Quantgene and Ozocycler Mini systems, ABI/Quantstudio, Rotorgene-Q, Roche LC 480 II etc.