The AltoStar® PCR Kits 1.5 are developed for the simultaneous testing of pathogens by harmonized cycling conditions and enabling the identification of clinical pathogen using the AltoStar®Molecular Diagnostic Workflow. The AltoStar® HHV-6 PCR Kit 1.5 is part of the pathogen panel for testing immunocompromised patients.
Product not licensed with Health Canada and not FDA cleared or approved. Kit not available in all countries.
Detection and quantification of human herpesvirus 6A and 6B specific DNA
Ready-to-use kit including Quantification Standards
Quantification Standard for HHV-6B specific DNA was calibrated against the 1st WHO International Standard for Human Herpes virus 6B (HHV-6B) DNA for nucleic acid amplification technique (NAT)-based assays (NIBSC code: 15/266)
Analytical sensitivity reported in IU/ml
Mixed batches possible: all sample types in parallel
Simultaneous processing: up to 8 assays in the same run
CE-IVD marked in vitro diagnostic test
The AltoStar® HHV-6 PCR Kit 1.5 is an in vitro diagnostic test, based on real-time PCR technology, for the detection, differentiation and quantification of human Herpesvirus 6A (HHV-6A) and human herpesvirus 6B (HHV-6B) specific DNA in human plasma and whole blood. The AltoStar® HHV-6 PCR Kit 1.5 is configured for use with the CFX96™ Deep Well Dx System (Bio-Rad) in combination with the AltoStar® Automation System AM16, the AltoStar® Purification Kit 1.5 and the AltoStar® Internal Control 1.5.
AltoStar® HHV-6 PCR Kit 1.5
Human EDTA plasma
Human citrate plasma
Human EDTA whole blood
Human citrate whole blood
For use with
AltoStar® Automation System AM16 / AltoStar® Connect software
AltoStar® Purification Kit 1.5
AltoStar® Internal Control 1.5
CFX96™ Deep Well Dx System
The results generated with the AltoStar® HHV-6 PCR Kit 1.5 have to be interpreted in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory findings. The AltoStar® HHV-6 PCR Kit 1.5 is intended for use by professional users trained in molecular biological techniques.