Health Facilities, Officials and Companies who would like to test for Corona Viruses in order to protect their employees, customers or patients and to prevent Corona spread in their teams or to their contacts, respectively. In GMP production: ATMP manufacturer, pharmaceutical industry, media manufacturer, Research and Development.
Direct test service for SARS-CoV (Broad Range, Screen) and SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19), rapid and reliable results via qPCR. No clinical diagnostic testing!
Recommended Sample Material
Body fluids, tissue or biopsy material, cell culture materials, primarily swab material (different matrices on request).
Qualitative Real-Time PCR.
Applied PCR System
ConviFlex-RT-Taq (Minerva Biolabs GmbH), CoV Screen (Minerva Biolabs GmbH), SARS-CoV-2 Confirm (Minerva Biolabs GmbH).
ExtractNow Virus RNA Kit (Minerva Biolabs GmbH), ExtractNow Virus Swab Kit (Minerva Biolabs GmbH), ExtractNow Virus DNA/RNA Kit (Minerva Biolabs GmbH).
Reverse Transcription and Amplification.
Sample Volume / PCR
Average Turnaround Time
24 to 48 hours after sample receipt, express testing possible.
Sensitivity of Method
<100 K/PCR, <10000 Viral Genomes/ml.
Based on WHO suggestions and Corman et al. 2020 Eur. Surveillance.
Internal Validation, Ringtrial.
Screening program: Swab
Minimum: at least 1.0 ml for single virus testing.
Optimum: 2 units of 1.0 ml each, label as sample A and sample B (backup, please mark in accession form).
SARS CoV Screen 46-1008
SARS CoV-2 46-1009
Volume Discount Available
Pooling program available on request for screening-program.
No clinical diagnostic testing.