SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR testing
SARS-CoV-2 (previously 2019-nCoV) is a member of the coronavirus family and the causative agent of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Since the first cases of a severe respiratory disease were reported from Wuhan, China, in December 2019, infections have spread rapidly around the world, and the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has now reached 13,32 Mio (15.07.2020, John Hopkins University, https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html).
Considering the rapid escalation and propagation of the COVID-19 worldwide, testing is indispensable and required in large quantities all over the world.
The CE-IVD certified RealStar® SARS-CoV-2 Virus RT-PCR Kit 1.0 consists of Master Reagents, Positive Control and an Internal Control and delivers highly reliable results. It is designed as a dual target assay and allows rapid screening of all lineage B-betacoronaviruses and confirms the presence of SARS-CoV-2 specific RNA in only one reaction.