2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. Early on, many of the patients in the outbreak in Wuhan, China reportedly had some link to a large seafood and animal market, suggesting animal-to-person spread. However, a growing number of patients reportedly have not had exposure to animal markets, indicating person-to-person spread is occurring. The outbreak has rapidly evolved affecting other parts of China and outside the country. Cases have now been detected in several countries in Asia, but also in Australia, Europe and North America. Early detection is very crucial for outbreak control and clinical management.
PathoDetect 2019-nCoV Detection Kit offers an in vitro diagnostic real time PCR assay for qualitative detection of 2019- novel Coronavirus RNA in respiratory specimens and sera. The kit offers the universal detection of SARS-like coronaviruses and specific detection of 2019-nCoV.
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Mylab Discovery solutions 2019-nCoV Detection Kit provides ready to use solution for detection of coronavirus using real time PCR technology. Detection is based on the amplification of a specific conserved RNA sequences of coronavirus and detection by Taqman probe based chemistry. An Internal control is detected along with the coronavirus target controlling the extraction efficacy and possible PCR inhibition. The test is designed to use across wide range of PCR platforms. The recommended CDC protocol for coronavirus detection ensures that the kit leads to highly-specific and ultrasensitive results in short time.