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The S gene assays contained in the RealStar® and AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR kits detect all recently described genetic variants including the strains identified in farmed minks in Denmark and the currently circulating UK variant.




The CE-IVD marked AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Kit 1.5 completes the altona Diagnostics test kit portfolio for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 specific RNA.




The AltoStar® Norovirus RT-PCR Kit 1.5 is an automated in vitro diagnostic test, based on real-time PCR technology, for the qualitative detection and differentiation of norovirus genogroup I (GI) and II (GII) specific RNA in human stool samples.




For your last order this year: please note information regarding the order deadline in 2020.




SARS-CoV-2, Influenza viruses and RSV cause respiratory tract infections, with very similar symptoms such as fever, cough and headache. A differential diagnosis only based on symptoms is often not possible.