Transplant Pathogen Monitoring



HHV8 ELITe MGB® Kit is a real-time PCR assay for the detection and quantification of human herpes virus 8 DNA. The assay is CE-IVD validated on a large range of sample types with diverse conventional extraction and PCR systems.


Conserved targets · Conserved region of human herpes virus 8 open-reading frame 26 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 · 99.2% clinical sensitivity and 97.5% clinical specificity
Complete transplant menu · Complete transplant pathogen monitoring range


Ordering Information

Product Name Description Reference
HHV8 ELITe MGB Kit 4 tubes, 25 reactions each RTS038PLD
HHV8 ELITe Standard 2 sets of 4 levels, 8 reactions each STD038PLD
HHV8 ELITe Positive Control 4 tubes, 3 reactions each CTR038PLD
CTRCPE – Internal Control 4 tubes, 25 reactions each CTRCPE


HHV8 ELITe MGB Kit is also CE-IVD validated with ELITe InGenius®, a fully automated sample-to-result solution