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altona Diagnostics has launched the CE-marked AltoStar® MERS-CoV RT-PCR Kit 1.5, an in vitro diagnostic test based on real-time RT-PCR technology, for the qualitative detection of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) specific RNA in human nasopharyngeal swabs.



The FlexStar® Monkeypox virus PCR Detection Mix 1.5 (RUO) is out now. It is a reagent system, based on real-time PCR technology, for the qualitative detection of monkeypox virus specific DNA.



The three-year wait was finally over: on June 10, 2022, around 450 altona employees and their families from all over the world came together at the historical Fischauktionshalle in Hamburg Altona. Enjoy the image gallery.



Cases of monkeypox virus have been confirmed inside and outside the EU since mid-May and new cases continue to appear. altona Diagnostics is ready to supply health facilities and laboratories with a sufficient number of kits.



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.