FTD Neonatal sepsis


Two tube multiplex plus add-on singleplex for detection AND quantification of cytomegalovirus, Group B Streptococcus (S. agalactiae), Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum and internal control.


Multiplex Real-Time PCR for detection of pathogen genes by TaqMan® technology.


First tube multiplex PCR:

  • Group B Streptococcus (S. agalactiae)
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Internal Control

Second tube singleplex PCR:

  • Escherichia coli

Third tube multiplex PCR:

  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Ureaplasma urealyticum/parvum


This test is for use with extracted nucleic acid from cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and EDTA or citrated blood samples of human origin.



Shelf life

12 months



  • NucliSENS® easyMAG® (bioMérieux)
  • QIAamp Mini Elute virus Spin or QIAamp viral RNA kit - manual or in combination with QIAcube (Qiagen)
  • QIAsymphony SP in combination with DSP Virus / Pathogen and the DNA Mini kit (Qiagen)
  • RTP® Pathogen kit (STRATEC)
  • DuplicαPrep (EuroClone®)
  • Maxwell® 16 Tissue LEV Total (stool samples) & Maxwell® 16 Buccal Swab LEV (Promega)


  • Applied Biosystems® 7500 / 7500 Fast (life technologies™)
  • Rotor-Gene 3000 / 6000 / Q (Qiagen)
  • CFX96® / DX® with CFX software (BIO-RAD)
  • LightCycler® 480 (Roche)
  • SmartCycler® with Life Science software 2.0d (Cepheid)

The test is fully validated with fast-track mastermix, a one-step qRT-PCR kit.

To find out if the extraction method, qPCR cycler or enzyme available in your facility are compatible with our tests, please see our compatibility list or contact