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Infectious Diseases

SEXUAL TRANSMITTED DISEASES

RDB 2130 HSV 1 + 2

Infections of humans with Herpes simplex Virus (HSV) are very frequent. Transmission takes place by aerosol or by contact often already at childhood.

There are two human HSV genotypes: HSV1 mainly causes Herpes labialis. Seroprevalence is nearly 90% in adults.
HSV2 causes Herpes genitalis and is sexually transmitted. Depending on social and economical status 10-30% of a population is seropositive for HSV2.

AID Herpes simplex Virus Kit enables a sensitive pathogen detection and differentiation between HSV1 and HSV2.

 

   

Characteristics

  • Easy and quick procedure
  • PCR with subsequent lineprobe assay
  • Sensitive PCR detection of
    Herpes simplex Virus 1 and 2
  • Specimen: mucosal scrapes and epithelial biopsies
  • Control bands on every strip show correct DNA isolation, amplification and hybridization
  • Results within 4 hours
  • Suited for automated systems
  • Evaluation and documentation with AID Scanning system

 

Reader Systems

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