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BUSINESSWIRE: Eurofins Technologies launches multiplex Real-Time PCR assay for

May 07, 2020 - AWP OTS (Original Text Service)

SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) pathogen detection

Regulatory News:

Eurofins Technologies (Paris:ERF) announces the launch of its CE-IVD marked multiplex Real-Time RT-PCR (reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction) assay for the direct qualitative pathogen detection of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). Particularly in the early phase of COVID-19 infection, the direct and precise diagnostic of the pathogen is key. PCR is the method of choice to detect acute coronavirus infections.

The development of the assay has been spearheaded by affiliate companies Gold Standard Diagnostics Inc., VIROTECH Diagnostics GmbH and NovaTec Immundiagnostica GmbH. These specialized diagnostic technologies companies are well-established providers of testing solutions with a strong focus on scientific excellence in infectious diseases testing. They have been collaborating closely with Eurofins scientists around the world in the design and validation of the new prod...