Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is a common virus life-long established in the peripheral nervous system. Mostly asymptomatic, HSV1 infections are also responsible for oral herpes. After a solid organ or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, HSV1 reactivation is frequent and generates more severe infections. HSV1 diagnosis and viral load monitoring is important to determine and adapt the efficiency of anti-viral therapy.
HSV1 ELITe MGB® Kit is a real-time PCR assay designed for the detection and quantification of type 1 herpes simplex virus DNA. The assay is CE-IVD validated on a large range of sample types, in combination with ELITe InGenius®, a fully automated sample-to-result solution.