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The FlexStar® Monkeypox virus PCR Detection Mix 1.5 (RUO) is out now. It is a reagent system, based on real-time PCR technology, for the qualitative detection of monkeypox virus specific DNA.



The three-year wait was finally over: on June 10, 2022, around 450 altona employees and their families from all over the world came together at the historical Fischauktionshalle in Hamburg Altona. Enjoy the image gallery.



Cases of monkeypox virus have been confirmed inside and outside the EU since mid-May and new cases continue to appear. altona Diagnostics is ready to supply health facilities and laboratories with a sufficient number of kits.



In light of the current multinational monkeypox outbreak in at least 14 countries altona Diagnostics is delivering its Orthopoxvirus PCR test kit to key public health institutes worldwide.



altona spring exhibition tour – part 2


  • ASM Clinical Virology Symposium from May 1 – 4, 2022 in West Palm Beach, Florida USA
  • German Biotechnology Days 2022 from May 4 – 5, 2022 in Hamburg, Germany
  • Scottish Microbiology Association – Spring Meeting from May 1 – 4, 2022 in Glasgow, UK
  • CVN Annual Scientific Conference from May 10 – 11, 2022 in Birmingham, UK
  • NVML – Zoonoses Congress May 10, 2022 in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • NVAMM Symposium May 13, 2022 in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • 9th Dresden CSF Symposium May 14, 2022 in Dresden Germany
  • Sciensano Symposium on Infectious Diseases, May 19, 2022 in Brussels, Belgium