illumigene HSV 1&2 by Meridian Bioscience

Catalog Number: 280650

Product Description

DNA Amplification Assay for the Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2.

The illumigene HSV 1&2 DNA amplification assay, performed on the illumipro-10, is a qualitative in vitro diagnostic test for the direct detection and differentiation of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) in cutaneous and mucocutaneous lesion specimens. illumigene HSV 1&2 utilizes loop-mediated isothermal DNA amplification (LAMP) technology to detect HSV-1 and HSV-2 by targeting segments of the herpes simplex virus 1 and herpes simplex virus 2 genomes. Results from illumigene HSV 1&2 are used as an aid in the diagnosis of HSV infection in male and female symptomatic patients.

<em><strong>illumi</strong>gene</em> HSV 1&2 by Meridian Bioscience

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    Product Specification

    Catalog Number: 280650
    Assay Format: Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Assay
    Kit Size: 25 HSV-1 + 25 HSV-2
    Specimen Type: Cutaneous and mucocutaneous lesions
    Sensitivity: HSV-1: Cutaneous 94.1% - Mucocutaneous 95.0%
    HSV-2: Cutaneous: 100.0% - Mucocutaneous: 98.5%
    Specificity: HSV-1: Cutaneous: 97.2% - Mucocutaneous: 94.9%
    HSV-2: Cutaneous: 95.1% - Mucocutaneous: 95.6%
    Time to Results (TAT): < 1 hour
    Kit Storage Requirements: 2-30°C
    Shelf Life: 18 months
    Manufacturer: Meridian Bioscience, Inc.
    GMDN: N/A
    CE: YES
    FDA: YES
    Availability: European Union
    Other countries: Please Contact Us or visit our Distributor page.


    Customer Reviews

    "We are detecting HSV in mucocutaneous samples, the demand being for rapid answers; illumigene appears to be an interesting technique because the results are delivered in < 1 hour. In the evaluation of this technique, we are looking at its usage and suitability for the clinic."

    Dr Nguyen St Joseph, Paris, France

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