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Meet us at ECCMID 2022 in Lisbon!

After a long break of 3 years, we can finally meet again live at an ECCMID congress and set up our altona booth (#1-37.1).

Our professionals are already looking forward to the exchange on site. Come by and have a one-to-one conversation with one of our sales representatives. You’ll learn about our latest products and find out first-hand what you need to know about the IVDR. In addition, our experts will explore with you the AltoStar® Automation System AM16 with

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altona helps combat Chagas disease with PCR test kit

14 April is World Chagas Disease Day, one of the WHO global health days. Worldwide about 6–7 million people are currently infected with the parasite T. cruzi and most of them are living in Central and South America. Testing is crucial to fight Chagas disease. With the RealStar® Chagas PCR Kit 1.0 altona Diagnostics provides an in vitro diagnostic test for the qualitative detection of Trypanosoma cruzi specific DNA.

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First live conferences since 2019

The altona spring exhibition tour goes on:

Scientific Spring Meeting KNVM & NVMM 2022 from April 05 – April 06, 2022 in Arnheim, Netherlands

REMMDI 2022 from April 07 – April 09, 2022 in Regensburg, Germany

32nd ECCMID from April 23 – April 26, 2022 in Lisboa, Portugal

We look forward to welcoming you on our altona booth!

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CE marked FlexStar® SARS-CoV-2 Type & FLU syndromic testing out now

The CE-IVD version of the FlexStar® SARS-CoV-2 Type & FLU RT-PCR Detection Mix 1.5 from altona Diagnostics is available now. It’s an in vitro diagnostic test, based on real-time PCR technology, for the qualitative detection and differentiation of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and influenza virus specific RNA in human respiratory swab specimens. The FlexStar® (RT-)PCR Amplification Mix 1.5 is also CE marked now.

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altona is prepared for the IVDR: relaunch of AltoStar® kits

In recent years altona Diagnostics has made preparations for the original date of application (May 26, 2022) of the European Regulation 2017/746 on in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDR). In October 2021, extended transition periods were proposed by the European Commission. Nevertheless, we go forward with our IVDR projects regarding our AltoStar® kits. On Dec 20, 2021, eighteen AltoStar® (RT-)PCR kits and sample preparation reagents are relaunched.

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