Qiagen to Launch Viral RNA Epidemiology Test for COVID-19 and Other RNA Viruses

 Qiagen to Launch Viral RNA Epidemiology Test for COVID-19 and Other RNA Viruses

Qiagen to Launch Viral RNA Epidemiology Test for COVID-19 and Other RNA Viruses

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  • Qiagen to launch the QIAprep&amp Viral RNA UM Kit, designed to simplify and accelerate PCR swab analysis and remove key testing bottlenecks for Covid-19 and other RNA viruses
  • The kit combines a liquid-based sample preparation step completed in the only 2min. with real-time PCR detection in a streamlined workflow that can be automated with standard lab equipment for any throughput, any assay and any reaction need from single to multiplex testing
  • The workflow takes ~1hr. to deliver a result, compared to ~3hrs. for standard extraction-based quantitative PCR processes and can handle~2,600 samples /8hrs. shift per cycler. The kit complements Qiagen’s COVID-19 testing portfolio and accelerates PCR analysis for research applications

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