West Nile fever test kit / West Nile virus / whole blood / urine
RTS100PLD

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Characteristics

  • Applications:

    for West Nile fever

  • Tested parameter:

    West Nile virus

  • Sample type:

    whole blood, urine, cerebrospinal fluid

  • Analysis mode:

    for RT-PCR, for real-time PCR

Description

West Nile Virus (WNV) is responsible for West Nile Fever, a viral infection typically spread by mosquito bites. The infection is generally asymptomatic but can cause meningitis and encephalitis in immunocompromised patients and older people. WNV detection by using a molecular method is crucial to quickly establish an early diagnosis of a West Nile Virus infection.

WNV ELITe MGB® Kit is a one step, reverse-transcription and real-time PCR assay for the detection and quantification of WNV genomic RNA. The assay is CE-IVD validated on a large range of sample types with diverse conventional extraction and PCR systems.