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In light of the current multinational monkeypox outbreak in at least 14 countries altona Diagnostics is delivering its Orthopoxvirus PCR test kit to key public health institutes worldwide.



altona spring exhibition tour – part 2


  • ASM Clinical Virology Symposium from May 1 – 4, 2022 in West Palm Beach, Florida USA
  • German Biotechnology Days 2022 from May 4 – 5, 2022 in Hamburg, Germany
  • Scottish Microbiology Association – Spring Meeting from May 1 – 4, 2022 in Glasgow, UK
  • CVN Annual Scientific Conference from May 10 – 11, 2022 in Birmingham, UK
  • NVML – Zoonoses Congress May 10, 2022 in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • NVAMM Symposium May 13, 2022 in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • 9th Dresden CSF Symposium May 14, 2022 in Dresden Germany
  • Sciensano Symposium on Infectious Diseases, May 19, 2022 in Brussels, Belgium



Malaria, which is caused by one of the 5 human pathogenic Plasmodium species, is a severe illness in tropic and subtropic regions. altona Diagnostics offers two in vitro diagnostic tests, based on real-time PCR technology, for the detection of Plasmodium spp. specific DNA.





altona has developed the first commercially available PCR test for the detection of yellow fever, the RealStar® Yellow Fever Virus RT-PCR Kit 1.0. The test is featured on the start page of the WHO “Eliminate yellow fever epidemics (EYE)” website:





After a long break of 3 years, we can finally meet again live at an ECCMID congress and set up our altona booth (#1-37.1).

Our professionals are already looking forward to the exchange on site. Come by and have a one-to-one conversation with one of our sales representatives. You’ll learn about our latest products and find out first-hand what you need to know about the IVDR. In addition, our experts will explore with you the AltoStar® Automation System AM16 with its flexibility and application versatility.