Aspergillosis is the most common cause of fungal infection among stem cell and solid organ transplant recipients, resulting in high mortality if untreated. Patients with weakened immune system and lung diseases are at higher risk of developing severe outcomes. Early detection and quantification of Aspergillus with molecular methods is crucial to isolate infected patients and provide an appropriate treatment.
Aspergillus ELITe MGB® Kit is a quantitative PCR assay for the detection and quantification of the DNA of the Aspergillus genus: Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus nidulans, Aspergillus terreus, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus versicolor and Aspergillus glaucus.
|Conserved targets||· Region of Aspergillus rDNA18s gene and human beta-globin gene as an internal control|
|Easy-to-use||· Monoreagent, ready-to-use|
|Best-in class PCR technology||· ELITe MGB probes designed with Minor Groove Binder, Superbases® and Eclipse® Dark Quencher|
|Samples||· Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and bronchial aspirate (BA)|
|Instruments||· Thermal cyclers: ABI 7500 Fast DX Real Time PCR instrument and 7500 Real Time PCR System|
|High performance||· 100% clinical sensitivity and 97.8% clinical specificity|
|Complete Respiratory Infection menu||· Complete respiratory Infections range with Respiratory Viral ELITe MGB® Panel, Respiratory Bacterial ELITe MGB® Panel and MDR/MTB ELITe MGB Kit*|
|Aspergillus spp. ELITe MGB Kit||4 tubes, 25 reactions each||RTS110PLD|
|Aspergillus spp. ELITe Standard||2 sets of 4 levels, 8 reactions each||STD110PLD|