Transplant Pathogen Monitoring



VZV ELITe MGB® Kit is a real-time PCR assay for the detection and quantification of varicella zoster virus DNA. The assay is CE-IVD validated on a large range of sample types with diverse conventional extraction and PCR systems.


Conserved targets · Region of varicella zoster virus open-reading frame 29 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
Large range of samples · Whole blood, plasma and cerebrospinal fluid
Instruments · Extraction: ELITe Star, ELITe Galaxy, NucliSENS easy MAG and QIAsymphony SP/AS
· Thermal cyclers: ABI 7300 Real-Time PCR system and ABI 7500 series
High performance · 98.8% clinical sensitivity and 99.4% clinical specificity
Complete transplant menu · Complete transplant pathogen monitoring range


Ordering Information

Product Name Description Reference
VZV ELITe MGB Kit 4 tubes, 25 reactions each RTS035PLD
VZV ELITe Standard 2 sets of 4 levels, 8 reactions each STD035PLD
VZV ELITe Positive Control 2 tubes, 7 reactions each CTR035PLD
CTRCPE – Internal Control 4 tubes, 25 reactions each CTRCPE


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