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News Archive

2021-01-18

Current altona SARS-CoV-2 test kits reactivity analyses in response to mutations

 

The S gene assay of each altona SARS-CoV-2 kit is located in a conserved region coding for the membrane fusion subunit (domain 2) of the spike protein. Until now, we have not found any mutations that would cause our S gene assay to fail.

2020-12-21

altona SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR kits detect UK sequence variant

 

The S gene assays contained in the RealStar® and AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR kits detect all recently described genetic variants including the strains identified in farmed minks in Denmark and the currently circulating UK variant.

 

2020-12-11

Now available: CE-IVD marked AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 assay

 

The CE-IVD marked AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Kit 1.5 completes the altona Diagnostics test kit portfolio for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 specific RNA.

 

2020-12-11

AltoStar® Norovirus RT-PCR Kit 1.5 out now

 

The AltoStar® Norovirus RT-PCR Kit 1.5 is an automated in vitro diagnostic test, based on real-time PCR technology, for the qualitative detection and differentiation of norovirus genogroup I (GI) and II (GII) specific RNA in human stool samples.

 

2020-12-10

Last purchase order in 2020

 

For your last order this year: please note information regarding the order deadline in 2020.