Human line

FTD Dermatophytes

Overview

Two tube multiplex for detection of Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex, Trichophyton tonsurans/ equinum, Trichophyton violaceum, Trichophyton rubrum complex, Microsporum audouinii/canis/ferrugineum and internal control

Principle

Multiplex real-time PCR for detection of pathogen genes by TaqMan® technology

Targets

First tube multiplex PCR:

  • Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex
  • Trichophyton tonsurans/ equinum
  • Trichophyton violaceum
  • internal control

Second tube multiplex PCR:

  • Trichophyton rubrum complex
  • Microsporum audouinii/canis/ferrugineum

Specimen

This test is for use with extracted nucleic acid from skin scale specimens, plucked hair, nails, culture and swabs of human origin

Storage

-20°C

Shelf life

12 months from manufacture

Compatibility

To find out if the extraction method or qPCR thermocycler available in your facility is compatible with FTD assays, please see our full and detailed compatibility list under the “Resources” area or contact support@fast-trackdiagnostics.com