Hepatitis B (HBV) PCR Detection Test Kit

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Pathodetect HBV PCR Detection Kit - Real Time PCR

About HBV

Hepatitis B virus, (HBV), is a species of the genus Orthohepadnavirus, which is likewise a part of the Hepadnaviridae family of viruses with a circular, partially double stranded DNA genome of 3,200 bp. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a major causative agent of chronic hepatitis and can cause liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatitis viruses B (HBV) which predominantly transmit through the parenteral route, pose a serious “silent epidemic” challenge to India. In the South-East Asia region, the estimated burden of chronic HBV infection is 100 million. The average estimated carrier rate of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in India is 3.7 %, with a total pool of over 40 million carriers.

Quantitation of HBV DNA is useful in the evaluation and management of the patients with chronic HBV infection. Current WHO guidelines also recommend HBV DNA viral load testing in disease response and/or treatment response

Mylab HBV Quantitative PCR Kit

The PathoDetectTM HBV quantitative PCR kit is an in vitro nucleic acid amplification test for the quantitation of hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA in human plasma. This diagnostic test kit utilizes the real time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) after nucleic acid extraction.

HBV Detection Kit Features

  • Direct to customer” Robust clinical lab tests based on real time PCR
  • Nucleic acid detection of HBV genome of Genotype A-G
  • Testing of individual blood sample provides ultra- sensitive results
  • Includes all the reagents required to perform sample to Result analysis.
  • Inclusion of controls for quality check ensures high security and result reliability
  • Calibrators provided for viral load calculations
  • Fast – Results within 4 hrs. starting from sample to result analysis
  • Low contamination risk – no post-PCR product handling
  • High-throughput – can screen up to 90 samples in a single run

HBV Detection Kit Contents

  • Reagents for nucleic acid extraction
  • Reagents for HBV Quantitative PCR
  • Quality Controls