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Workshop on Ebola diagnosis in Uganda

From 18-19 September 2014 two lab specialists of the altona diagnostics team were invited to a workshop on laboratory diagnostics on Ebola infections in Real Time PCR hosted at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe in collaboration with the World Health Organization.


RealStar® Filovirus Screen RT-PCR Kit is IVD CE marked

Now available: IVD CE marked version of the RealStar® Filovirus Screen RT-PCR Kit


RealStar kits for detection and characterization of Ebolavirus

altona Diagnostics GmbH recently added a real-time RT-PCR based assay for identification of the five Ebolavirus species and Marburgvirus to their product portfolio. Together with their already existing RealStar® Filovirus Screen RT-PCR Kit for first-line analysis, which is currently used in the epidemic epicenter in West-Africa by the European Mobile Laboratory, altona Diagnostics offers a comprehensive assay family for the detection and characterization of filovirus RNA from human sample material.