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Assay Genie launch SARS-CoV-2 qPCR assay

SARS-CoV-2 qPCR assay from Assay Genie

Assay Genie have just launched a qPCR assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2. The SARS-CoV-2 One-Step RT-qPCR Kit for Coronavirus Detection (Strain 2019-nCoV) can detect SARS-CoV-2 in a range of sample types including sputum; nasopharyngeal, oropharyngeal aspirates, washes or swabs; tracheal aspirates by qPCR.

What is in the kit?

The assay genie SARS-CoV-2 qPCR assay kit comes with enough reagents to run 100 reactions. This kit also comes in 5, 10 and 500 pack sizes. Each kit comes with the following reagents for SARS-CoV-2 detection.

Reagent Quantity

qPCR master mix

1 vial

Reverse Transcriptase Mix

1 vial

PCR Primer/ Probe Set

1 vial

Rehydration Buffer

1 vial

COVID-19 Positive Control (PTC)

1 vial

Non-Template Control (NTC)

1 vial

Sample types

  • Sputum
  • Nasopharyngeal
  • Oropharyngeal aspirates
  • Washes or swabs
  • Tracheal aspirates
27th Feb 2020 Sean Mac Fhearraigh PhD

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