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Alaskapox — detect new viruses with altona

Alaskapox virus (AKPV) is a new Orthopoxvirus species that caused the first case of severe Alaskapox infection with hospitalization and death in Alaska at the end of January 2024. With the RealStar® Orthopoxvirus PCR Kit 1.0 you can detect Orthopoxvirus species specific DNA, including the Alaskapox virus.

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World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day 2024 – altona contributes

The World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day 2024 serves as an opportunity to raise awareness to combat these diseases. altona offers a range of ready-to-use CE-marked test kits for the detection of different NTDs, namely the presence of chikungunya virus, dengue virus, and Trypanosoma cruzi, the parasite that causes Chagas disease.

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World AIDS Day 2023: LET COMMUNITIES LEAD! altona contributes

December 1 is World AIDS Day. AIDS is caused by the infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Today, viral replication can be suppressed by antiretroviral therapy (ART). With the AltoStar® HIV RT-PCR Kit 1.5, altona provides an CE-marked RT-PCR test to detect and quantify the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) specific RNA (groups M, N and O) in human EDTA plasma.

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