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November 12 is World Pneumonia Day, one of the leading infectious causes of death of children. To detect causative pathogens of pneumonia in children altona supplies labs with real-time PCR assays.



Between September 12–19, 2022, the altona Logistics department moved from the historic hall at Eschelsweg in Hamburg-Altona to a modern and completely refurbished hall at Schnackenburgallee, also in the Altona district.



We invite you to visit us face-to-face on the altona booth #21 at ESCV 2022. The 24th Annual Conference of the European Society for Clinical Virology will take place at Manchester Central Convention Complex from September 7–10.



July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of WHO’s officially mandated global public health days. To fight viral hepatitis, it is important to raise global awareness and take action by providing vaccines, medication and testing. altona Diagnostics provides four different AltoStar® ready-to-use test kits for the detection of acute and chronic viral hepatitis via real-time PCR technology.



The CE-marked FlexStar® Norovirus Type & Rotavirus RT-PCR Detection Mix 1.5 is out now. It is an in vitro diagnostic test, based on real-time PCR technology, for the qualitative detection and differentiation of norovirus genogroup I (GI), norovirus genogroup II (GII) and rotavirus specific RNA in human stool specimens.