Human line

FTD Viral meningitis

Overview

Two-tube multiplex for detection of herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2; varicella zoster virus; mumps virus; enterovirus; human parechovirus and internal control

Principle

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

Targets

First tube multiplex PCR:

  • herpes simplex virus 1
  • herpes simplex virus 2
  • mumps virus
  • varicella zoster virus

Second tube multiplex PCR:

  • enterovirus
  • parechovirus
  • internal control

Specimen

This test is for use with nucleic acid from CSF and blood.

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-ftd.team@siemens-healthineers.com

Availability

Product availability may vary from country to country and is subject to varying regulatory requirements. Please contact your FTD organization for further details.