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AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5


The AltoStar® PCR Kits 1.5 are developed for the simultaneous testing of pathogens by harmonized cycling conditions and enabling the identification of clinical pathogen using the AltoStar® Molecular Diagnostic Workflow. The AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5 is part of the pathogen panel for testing immunocompromised patients.

Products not licensed with Health Canada and not FDA cleared or approved. Kits not available in all countries.

Key Features

  • Detection and quantification of BK Virus (BKV) specific DNA
  • Ready-to-use Kit including Quantification Standards
  • Quantification Standards calibrated against the 1 st WHO International Standard for BK Virus for Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques (NAT) (NIBSC code 14/212)
  • Analytical sensitivity reported in IU/ml
  • Mixed batches possible: all sample types in parallel
  • Simultaneous processing: up to 8 assays in the same run
  • CE-IVD marked in vitro Diagnostic Test

Intended Use


The AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5 is an in vitro diagnostic test, based on real-time PCR technology, for the detection and quantification of BK virus specific DNA in human plasma, whole blood and urine. The AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5 is configured for use with the CFX96™ Deep Well Dx System (Bio-Rad) in combination with the AltoStar® Automation System AM16, the AltoStar® Purification Kit 1.5 and the AltoStar® Internal Control 1.5.

AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5

Order No.AS0031513
Sample TypesHuman EDTA plasma
Human citrate plasma
Human EDTA whole blood
Human citrate whole blood
Human urine
TransportationDry ice
For use withAltoStar® Automation System AM16 / AltoStar® Connect Software
AltoStar® Purification Kit 1.5
AltoStar® Internal Control 1.5
CFX96™ Deep Well Dx System

The results generated with the AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5 have to be interpreted in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory findings. The AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5 is intended for use by professional users trained in molecular biological techniques.

AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5

Instructions for use AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5

Release Date: 09/2020
Filesize: 5.14 MB

Mode d'emploi AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5

Date de sortie: 09/2020
Filesize: 5.93 MB

Instruções de uso AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5

Fecha de lanzamiento: 09/2020
Filesize: 5.85 MB

Instruções de Utilização AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5

Data de lançamento: 09/2020
Filesize: 5.95 MB

Istruzioni per l'uso AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5

Data di rilascio: 09/2020
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AltoStar® BKV PCR Kit 1.5

Konformitätserklärung/Declaration of Conformity/Déclaration de conformité - DE, EN, FR

Veröffentlichungsdatum/Release date/ Date de sortie: 21.02.2020
Filesize: 545.93 KB

Declaración de conformidad/Dichiarazione di Conformità/Declaração de conformidade - ES, IT, PT/Dichiarazione di Conformità - ES, PT, IT

Fecha de lanzamiento/Data di rilascio/Data de lançamento: 21.02.2020
Filesize: 556.80 KB

Info brochure AltoStar® Immunocompromised PCR Panel

Automated Real-Time Efficiency in Monitoring Immunocompromised Patients

Release date: 06/2020
Filesize: 267.46 KB