MGB Alert® HHV-6 2.0

HHV-6 causes “sixth disease”, and is associated with a wide range of diseases, including multiple sclerosis. Immunosuppressed people, such as organ or HSC transplant recipients, are especially at risk for severe diseases such as encephalitis.1

Our analyte specific reagents§ feature:

  • Thoughtfully designed primers and probes
  • Primers and probes manufactured according to FDA and cGMP requirements
MGB probes | DSQ probes | Eclipse Dark Quencher | Duplex Stabilizing Quencher | Pleiades probe chemistry | AquaPhluor® Dyes | Superbases


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Catalog number Product Name Reactions Fluorophore Product description
800499 MGB Alert HHV-6 2.0 Primer Mix ASR 48 Amplifies nucleic acids within the U67 gene of human herpesvirus 6 (including 6A and 6B)
800500 MGB Alert HHV-6 2.0 Probe Mix ASR 48 FAM Detects nucleic acids within the U67 gene of human herpesvirus 6 (including 6A and 6B)


Innovative.  MGB Alert reagents utilize our original minor groove binder probe technology, and feature flexibility of PCR-based detection and/or melt curve analysis. DSQ Alert™ reagents now incorporate our proprietary duplex stabilizing quencher (DSQ), a next step in MGB probe chemistry.

Flexible. Our reagents can be used on the ELITe InGenius® and ELITe BeGenius™ instrument systems, and on most open channel platforms. Let us help create the right workflow for your lab.

Responsive. We frequently anticipate and nimbly respond to market needs as they arise. Let us know what you’d like to add to your own real-time PCR menu.

Visit to learn more. We offer a full menu of IVD tests, analyte specific reagents (ASRs), and research use only (RUO) materials designed with proprietary chemistries.


1Agut H, Bonnafous P, Gautheret-Dejean A. Human Herpesviruses 6A, 6B, and 7. Microbiol Spectr. 2016 Jun;4(3). doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.DMIH2-0007-2015.


§Analytical and performance characteristics are not established.

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