22nd July 2021 Product update: rapidvirology staff writer
Monkeypox Virus RT-PCR Kit Available
Creative Biogene Monkeypox Virus Real-Time PCR Kit is used to detect monkeypox virus in serum or lesion exudate samples by using real-time PCR systems.
The kit contains a specific ready-to-use system for the detection of the monkeypox virus. Fluorescence is emitted and measured by the real-time systems' optical unit during the PCR.
Monkeypox virus (MPV) is a double-stranded DNA, zoonotic virus, and a species of the genus Orthopoxvirus in the family Poxviridae. It is one of the human orthopoxviruses that includes variola (VARV), cowpox (CPX), and vaccinia (VACV) viruses.
The West African clade of the monkeypox virus has recently been detected in patients in Wales (UK), Dallas (US), Israel, Singapore, and Nigeria.
The index patients in each of these countries had recently traveled from Nigeria. The Nigerian CDC has only reported 5 total cases, 2 in Delta and 3 in Bayelsa.
To enquire about the test kit, please use the 'Request Information' button provided below or visit Creative Biogene.
Date Published: 22nd July 2021
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