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Home / Now available: CE-IVD marked AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 assay

Now available: CE-IVD marked AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 assay

The CE-IVD marked AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Kit 1.5 extends the altona Diagnostics test kit portfolio for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 specific RNA. The assay is intended for use with the automated AltoStar® Molecular Diagnostic Workflow and complements the existing RealStar® SARS-CoV-2 detection kits for use with open platforms. 


Screen and confirm in one tube!


Developed as a dual target assay the AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Kit 1.5 allows rapid detection of all lineage B-betacoronaviruses and confirms the presence of SARS-CoV-2 specific RNA in only one reaction. Benefit from enhanced traceability in sample-to-PCR results. In addition, altona provides a corresponding kit for influenza virus detection, the AltoStar® Influenza Screen & Type RT-PCR Kit 1.5.


Find out more about the AltoStar® SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Kit 1.5