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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

Scientific literature on COVID-19 Test Methods and Devices - detail

Comparison of commercial realtime reverse transcription PCR assays for the detection of SARS-CoV-2

Detection Principle
NucleicAcid-PCR based
multiple targets
Testing Method Category
Testing Method
Testing Method - Additional Info
Altona Diagnostics (RealStar SARS-CoV2 1.0: E, S); Tibmolbiol (LightMix Sarbeco-E/SARS-CoV-2 RdRp: E, RdRp); ThermoFisher (Taqman 2019-nCoV Assay kit v1: ORF1ab, S, N); DAAN Gene ( Detection Kit for 2019-nCoV: ORF1ab, N); Kogene Biotech (Powercheck 2019-nCoV: ORF1ab, E); Liferiver (2019-nCoV realtime multiplex RT-PCR: ORF1ab, N); Maccura Biotechnology (SARS-CoV2 fluorescent PCR: ORF1ab, E, N); R-Biopharm (Ridagene SARS-CoV2: E); Sansure Biotech (2019-nCoV nucleic acid diagnostic kit: ORF1ab, N); Sentinel Diagnostics B (RUO) (STAT-NAT COVID19 B RUO: E, RdRp, N); Sentinel Diagnostics B (CE-IVD) (STAT-NAT COVID19 B CE-IVD: E, RdRp, N); Sentinel Diagnostics HK (RUO) (STAT-NAT COVID19 HK: ORF1ab, N); Sentinel Diagnostics HK (CE-IVD) (STAT-NAT COVID19 HK CE-IVD: ORF1ab, N); XABT (RT PCR kit for detection of 2019-nCoV: ORF1ab, E, N); Hecin Scientific (SARS-CoV-2 Realtime PCR assay kit: RdRp, N); Reference assay (Corman et al.: E, RdRp)
Reported Performance
Sensitivity: 3.3 copies (Altona), 25-100 cpoies (TibMolbiol), 3.3-33 copies (Thermofisher), 3.3 copies (Daan Gene), 33-100 copies (Kogene), 3.3-33 copies (Liferiver), 3.3 copies (Maccura), 50 copies (R-Biopharm), 3.3 copies (Sansure), 33-330 copies (Sentinel Diagnostic B RUO and CEIVD, Sentinel Diagnostic HK RUO), 33 copies (Sentinel Diagnostic HK CEIVD), 3.3 copies (XABT), 25 copies (Hecin), 3.3-25 copies (reference). Remark: None but the Kogene Biotech E gene PCR detected other coronaviruses, which detected also MERS
Sample Size
dilution series of virus stock

The database contains available information from scientific literature that is being updated periodically. Please note that the provided information (as retrieved from analysed papers) is provided only for devices commercially available with CE-IVD mark. Acknowledgements