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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.


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.



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.



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.



Last purchase order in 2020


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