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Now registered in Brazil: RealStar® Zika Virus RT-PCR Kit 1.0

altona Diagnostics Brasil LTDA, São Paulo, the Brazilian subsidiary of the German infectious disease specialist altona Diagnostics GmbH (altona), Hamburg, got registration approval of ANVISA for its real-time PCR kit to detect RNA of Zika virus in human sample material such as blood plasma, serum and urine.


Extension of RealStar® Tropical PCR Panel: RealStar® Yellow Fever Virus RT-PCR Kit is now CE-IVD marked

The new CE-IVD marked RealStar® Yellow Fever Virus RT-PCR Kit 1.0 is eveloped for parallel testing with the CE-marked RealStar® Kits Zika 1.0, Dengue 2.0, Rift Valley fever virus 1.0 and Chikungunya 2.0.


RealStar® MERS-CoV (N-gene) RT-PCR Kit 1.0 is now CE-IVD marked

This kit was developed to confirm results gained by the usage of RealStar® MERS-CoV RT-PCR Kit 1.0 if necessary.


altona Diagnostics launches test for detection and quantification of Hepatitis D virus (HDV)

The new developed RealStar® HDV RT-PCR Kit 1.0 allows the detection and quantification of HDV RNA of all eight clades.


12th International Symposium on Molecular Diagnostics, May 31 - June 02, 2018, Meet us on our booth.

ISMD 2018 will be held at the Campus of University of Graz, Institute of Chemistry, Universitaetsplatz 1 (Entrance Sonnenfelsplatz), 8010 Graz. Meet us on our booth.