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Now available: new Product Lists RealStar® Real-Time PCR Kits

Have a look at our current Product Lists RealStar®  Real-Time PCR Kits and discover  several  new developed CE-IVD marked and /or RUO products.



New product on the CE lists is RealStar® Dengue RT-PCR Kit 3.0 (launch is planned for Mid-April)


Also attached you receive the RUO list. New products are:

  • RealStar® EBV PCR Kit 2.0
  • RealStar® Astrovirus PCR Kit 1.0
  • RealStar® Dengue RT-PCR Kit 3.0
  • RealStar® Lassa RT-PCR Kit 2.0
  • RealStar® WNV RT-PCR Kit 2.0 (launch is planned for Mid-May)



Exhibition Tour altona Diagnostics March 2019


Information on our events and which trade fairs you'll be able to find us:


It has become a good habit: altona® Diagnostics GmbH annual Kick-off Meeting


altona Diagnostics GmbH brings all employees from all over the world together in one place for an annual Kick-off Meeting.



RealStar® kits registered in Argentina


Buenos Aires, January 31, 2019. altona Diagnostics Argentina S.R.L, on behalf of the altona headquaters in Hamburg, announced the registration of a range of RealStar® in vitro diagnostic tests, based on real-time PCR technology for Argentina by ANMAT (Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología Médica, Argentina).




altona Diagnostics receives CE-IVD mark for HCV RT-PCR test

Hamburg, February 07, 2019 altona Diagnostics GmbH, today announced the launch of the AltoStar® HCV RT-PCR Kit 1.5, an in vitro diagnostic test, based on real-time RT-PCR technology, for the detection and quantification of hepatitis C virus (HCV) specific RNA (genotypes 1 to 6).

The AltoStar® HCV RT-PCT Kit 1.5 represents altona Diagnostics first List A test, in compliance with the in vitro Diagnostic Directive (IVDD) 98/79/EC.