Microbiology News : clinical, Apr 2021

Unyvero LRT Panels
Syndromic testing with Unyvero HPN and LRT BAL panels can improve patient care and time to appropriate targeted antibiotic therapy in COVID-19 pneumonia patients, as well as in a non-COVID-19 population with suspicion of pneumonia, including Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia (PJP). more...
Rapid PCR Test for MRSA MSSA
The ultrafast PCR|ONE System, developed by Curiosity Diagnostics, a wholly own SPV of Scope Fluidics S.A., has received CE-IVD certification for the diagnosis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Results in 15 mins.  more...
Microbiologics Virology Services for Drug and Vaccine Research and Development
Investment in an additional BSL-3 facility allows for increased capabilities and capacity for Microbiologics to provide anti-infective testing, assay development and biomaterial production services for highly infectious pathogens, including COVID-19 and other emerging diseases more...
Molecular Testing for SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19 Variants
This special focus on 'Molecular Testing of SARS-CoV-2 Variants' includes featured products from suppliers around the world, who can provide you with reagents, equipment, and test kits allowing you to optimize your COVID-19 testing workflow. more...

Three Major SARS-CoV-2 Variants

12 Apr 2021 | Clinical

Testing for SARS-CoV-2 variants
Bioperfectus COVID-19 Coronavirus Real-Time PCR Kit and COVID-19 Coronavirus and Influenza A/B Virus Real-Time PCR Kit can maintain their effectiveness and accuracy in the face of developing variants. Read this overview on SARS-CoV-2 variants to find out more.  more...
SARS CoV 2 Inactivated Variants for assay development
Microbiologics offers high titer inactivated whole virus RUO materials for B.1.1.7, B.1.351, and other SARS-CoV-2 variants. more...
Best Tube for Extraction Buffer Lateral Flow Kits
Specially engineered for point of care kit manufacturers, this extraction reagent tube makes it easier to ensure correct antigen extraction from swab samples whilst minimising potential of driping and comes with attached cap forming airtight seal. more...
Wastewater Testing for Monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 Variants
Zymo Research is now offering community-wide SARS-CoV-2 detection and variant tracking with the Environ COVID-19 Wastewater Testing Service. The new service allows tracking of viral variants & vaccine resistance with a single sample. more...
CE-Mark Test to Detect Multiple COVID-19 Variants
Novacyt has launched its SNPsig® VariPLEX™, a CE-Marked PCR assay panel that is able to detect the four COVID-19 variants of concern (VOC) that are currently recognized and the two most biologically significant mutations in a single kit. more...
Skip Extraction of SARS-CoV-2
MicroLYSIS RNA is a powerful reagent for COVID-19 testing by releasing RT-qPCR-ready RNA from a range of samples that include: swabs, viral transport medium, and saliva. The resulting lysate is ready for RT-qPCR testing.  more...
SARS-CoV-2 virus
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis Eurofins GeneScan Technologies GmbH has developed a comprehensive SARS-CoV-2 solution as well as the highly specific VIRType RT-PCRs for the detection of the main variants of concern. more...
PCR reagents for SARS-CoV-2 variant testing
PCR Biosystems is committed to providing researchers, developers, and diagnostics manufacturers with the PCR products they need in the global response to COVID-19. Discover how to boost the accuracy and sensitivity of SARS-CoV-2 detection. more...
Reagent Resource for Studying SARS-CoV-2 Variants
Sino Biological has developed 80+ recombinant RBD/Spike, and N protein mutants carrying the mutations of high interest, such as N501Y and E484K identified in three fast-spreading SARS-CoV-2 variants, U.K. B.1.1.7, Brazil P.1, and South Africa B.1.351. more...
Specific PCR Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Including New Variants
The EURORealTime SARS-CoV-2 from EUROIMMUN provides fast and highly specific detection of SARS-CoV-2 including the new lineages B.1.1.7, B.1.351, and P.1. The assay is available as a single parameter test or in combination with Influenza A/B. more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: New software upscales COVID-19 testing; Collection device for SARS-CoV-2 is cleared by FDA and a new Next-generation sequencing panel is authorized by US FDA.  more...
test for lyme disease
Gold Standard Diagnostics (GSD) has launched a new Lyme Disease serologic assay, the B. burgdorferi IgG/IgM VlsE-OspC ELISA. This assay has been FDA cleared for use as an integral part of the Modified Two-Tiered Testing algorithm (MTTT) available from GSD. more...