The AltoStar® RT-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® HIV RT-PCR Kit 1.5 is designed as a dual target assay for reliable viral load monitoring of HIV infected patients.
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Detection and quantification of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) specific RNA
Detection of group M, N and O in human EDTA plasma
Ready-to-use kit including Quantification Standards
Dual target detection: with amplification of separate regions of HIV-1 genome
Quantification Standards calibrated against the 4th WHO International Standard for HIV-1 RNA (NIBSC code: 16/194)
Analytical sensitivity reported in IU/ml
CE-IVD marked in vitro diagnostic test
The AltoStar® HIV RT-PCR Kit 1.5 is an automated in vitro diagnostic test, based on real-time PCR technology, for the detection and quantification of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) specific RNA (groups M, N and O) in human EDTA plasma. It 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® HIV RT-PCR Kit 1.5
Human EDTA plasma
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 AltoStar® HIV RT-PCR Kit 1.5 is intended to be used for viral load monitoring in HIV infection. The results generated with the AltoStar® HIV RT-PCR Kit 1.5 have to be interpreted in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory findings. The AltoStar® HIV RT-PCR Kit 1.5 is intended for use by professional users trained in molecular biological techniques.