SMRV - Virus Testing
Pharmaceutical industry, media manufacturer, Research and Development, cell banks, cell line development.
Two-stage test service for Squirrel Monkey Retrovirus (SMRV): cells are screened for SMRV DNA and only positive cell lines are subsequently examined for active virus by direct test (RT-PCR).
Recommended Sample Material
Cell cultures supernatants with cells.
Conventional PCR and RT-PCR.
Applied PCR System
QiaAMP DSP Virus Spin Kit (Qiagen AG), QiaAMP DSP Virus Kit (Qiagen AG) and ExtractNow DNA/RNA Kit (Minerva Biolabs GmbH).
Extraction and Amplification.
Sample Volume / PCR
Average Turnaround Time
48 to 72 hours after sample receipt, express testing scheme* possible.
Sensitivity of Method
Based on sample matrix.
Please note that the sensitivity of the assay regarding your matrix may need to be validated. Please contact us for further information.
Virus Testing ‘SMRV Screen’ 46-2001
Virus Testing ‘SMRV Direct Test’ 46-2002
Volume Discount Available
Yes, on request.
Please note: repetitions which are not caused by our laboratory and *express testing schemes are subject to additonal charges. Please contact us for further information.