Fact Sheet

Prime - Mycoplasma Testing

Interest Group

Research and Development.


Basic mycoplasma testing service providing fast, reliable, and affordable results, but does not comply with official regulations.

Recommended Sample Material

Cells, cell culture supernatant, cryo stocks.


Qualitative Real-Time PCR.

Applied PCR System

Microsart ATMP Mycoplasma (Sartorius Biotech GmbH), Venor GeM qEP (Minerva Biolabs GmbH), in-House-System (Minerva Analytix GmbH).

Applied Extraction

InviMag I/G Universal (Stratec Molecular GmbH), Venor GeM Sample Preparation Kit (Minerva Biolabs GmbH), QiaAmp DSP Virus Spin Kit (Qiagen AG), innuPREP AniPath Kit (Analytik Jena GmbH).

Process Control

Extraction and Amplification.

Sample Volume / PCR

10 µl.

Average Turnaround Time

72 hours after sample receipt, next day and intraday express testing schemes possible.*

Sensitivity of Method

< 20 CFU / PCR.

Regulatory Compliance

Not EP 2.6.7 compliant, if this is required please request Intego testing.


Specificity, basic sensitivity by manufacturer.

Sample Requirements

Minimum: 600 µl
Optimum: 2 units of 600 µl each, label as sample A and sample B (backup, please mark in accession form)

Order No.

Mycoplasma Testing ‘Prime’      41-1011

Volume Discount Available

Yes, on request.

Additional Information

*Please note: repetitions which are not caused by our laboratory and express testing schemes are subject to additonal charges and capacities. Please contact us for further information.