COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease 2019) is an infectious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. A*STAR COVID-19 Real-Time RT-PCR Test Kit (RUO) was developed by Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research and has been approved for IVD use in Singapore. The kit has been used extensively in most public hospitals in Singapore for detection of SARS-CoV-2 in human samples.
★ Developed by A*STAR of Singapore.
★ Authorized as an IVD test kit for COVID-19 in Singapore.
★ Used by most public hospitals in Singapore for COVID-19 diagnosis.
★ Recognizes one single target region on the SARS-CoV-2 viral sequence.
★ Probes specific for SARS-CoV-2 RNA are labelled with FAM.
★ Probes specific for Internal Control (IC) are labelled with HEX.
★ Compatible with BIO-RAD CFX96 Systems.
★ Not cross-reactive with SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV or Flu viruses.
★ For Research Use Only.
|shipping||Shipped with dry ice.|
|storage||Between -15°C and -25°C.|
|note||For Research Use Only in the US. Although this Kit has received Provisional Authorization (MDPA2020-01) in Singapore for in vitro diagnosis of COVID-19, it is not yet approved by FDA for clinical use in the US.|