Healthcare Associated Infections

C. difficile ELITe MGB® Kit


 C. difficile ELITe MGB® Kit is a real-time PCR assay for the detection of Toxigenic Clostridium difficile DNA, including detection of the hypervirulent epidemic NAP1/BI/027 strain. The assay is CE-IVD validated on stool with diverse conventional extraction and PCR systems.


Conserved targets · Conserved regions of Toxin A (tcdA) and Toxin B (tcdB) genes and an artificial DNA sequence 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
Sample · Stool
Instruments · Extraction: ELITe STAR, ELITe GALAXY and NucliSENS easy MAG
· Thermal cyclers: ABI 7500 series
High performance · 99% clinical sensitivity and 97% clinical specificity
Complete HAI menu · Complete healthcare associated infections range with CRE ELITe MGB® Kit, ESBL ELITe MGB® Kit, MRSA/SA ELITe MGB® Kit and Colistin ELITe MGB® Kit*

*available soon


Ordering Information

Product Name Description Reference
C. difficile ELITe MGB Kit Monoreagent: 4 tubes, 25 reactions each
Internal control: 4 tubes, 50 reactions each
C. difficile ELITe Positive Control 4 tubes, 6 reactions each M800373


C. difficile ELITe MGB® Kit is also CE-IVD validated with ELITe InGenius®, a fully automated sample-to-result solution