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Visit altona Diagnostics at ESCV 2023

altona Diagnostics invites you to the 25th Congress of the European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV) in Milan, Italy, from August 30 – September 2, 2023. We are proud to participate with our 20 sqm booth No. 21, promoting our AltoStar® automation system as well as our broad real-time PCR test portfolio.

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altona helps fight hep

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of WHO’s officially mandated global public health days. Every year over 1 million people are dying from a hepatitis related illness, although many of these deaths could be prevented by early detection and appropriate treatment. altona Diagnostics provides four different AltoStar® ready-to-use test kits for the detection of acute and chronic viral hepatitis via real-time PCR technology. A fifth AltoStar kit, for the detection of Hepatitis D, is currently under development.

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Available now: new FlexStar® LDT (RT-)PCR Detection Mix 1.5 (RUO)

The FlexStar® LDT (RT-)PCR Detection Mix 1.5 (RUO) is out now. This detection mix is designed for the real-time PCR based amplification and detection of nucleic acids. Specific primer and probes for the amplification and detection of different pathogen combinations can be added as needed to create a lab developed test (LDT). A CE-IVD version is under development.

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