For research use only. Not intended for diagnostic procedures.
RIDA®GENE SARS-CoV-2 RUO test, which will be performed on real-time PCR instruments (RIDA®CYCLER, LightCycler®480II, Mx3005P; ABI 7500, CFX96™ and Rotor-Gene Q), is a multiplex real-time RT-PCR for the direct qualitative detection of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) RNA from human respiratory samples.
The product is intended for use by professional users in hospital laboratories, reference laboratories, private laboratories or state laboratories.
At the end of December in the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan, numerous cases of pneumonia of unknown cause occurred. At the beginning of January, Chinese authorities identified a new type of corona virus (SARS-CoV-2) as the cause. The disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 is officially named COVID-19 („Corona Virus disease 2019“) and is transmissible from person to person. Worldwide, 45,171 cases have been reported to date (as of February 12, 2020). The initial cases in Germany were confirmed at the end of January 2020.
The WHO declared an international health emergency on January 31, 2020.
|Test format||real-time PCR with 100 reactions|
|Shelf life||24 months from production|