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On November 6, 2020, Senator Michael Westhagemann (Head of the State Ministry for Economic and Innovation) visited the diagnostic company.




The newly launched AltoStar® Influenza Screen & Type RT-PCR Kit 1.5 enables the fast and reliable detection and differentiation of the currently known subtypes and strains of globally spread influenza viruses.




AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Kit 1.0 RUO (#AS0821503) is a reagent system, based on real-time PCR technology, for the qualitative detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) specific RNA.

The RUO Instructions for Use are provided on our website.



The product is now CE-marked and aimed to be used as part of the automated AltoStar® Molecular Diagnostic Workflow.

The AltoStar® HBV PCR Kit 1.5 (Ref: AS0201513) facilitates for the detection and quantification of hepatitis B virus (HBV) specific DNA (genotypes A to H) in human EDTA plasma.


UKE untersucht Häufigkeit und Schwere von COVID-19-Infektionen bei Kindern. Die Studie wird auch von altona Diagnostics gefördert.