MGB Alert® hMPV

Metapneumoviruses are an important cause of respiratory illness, that can progress to severe disease such as bronchitis or pneumonia. Risk factors for hMPV disease are age and immunosuppression.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
800306 MGB Alert® hMPV Primer Mix ASR 48 Amplifies nucleic acids within the polymerase subunit L gene in human metapneumovirus
800307 MGB Alert® hMPV Probe Mix ASR 48 FAM Detects nucleic acids within thepolymerase subunit L gene in human metapneumovirus



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.


1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019, Sept 5). Human Metapneumovirus (HMPV) Clinical Features. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved November 17, 2022, from


§Analytical and performance characteristics are not established.


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