Clinically Relevant Targets, Better ResultsSyndromic Testing for Infectious Diseases 

Syndromic testing allows clinicians to rapidly test for a broad number of pathogens in patients that present with overlapping signs and symptoms. Siemens Healthineers offers real-time PCR multiplex assays for infectious disease testing with pathogens grouped according to clinical relevance to syndromes such as respiratory infections, gastroenteritis, childhood infections, and meningitis.

These real-time PCR multiplex kits, grouped according to clinical syndromes, serve an important clinical need. With this approach physicians can order a single test from the lab covering multiple probable pathogenic causes—virus, bacteria or parasite. Syndromic testing can save time, resources, reagents, and be more cost-effective while providing a fast and accurate clinical diagnosis for the physician who must make treatment decisions for the patient.

Features & Benefits

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Greater Efficiency

  • Real-time PCR multiplex kits for infectious disease detection based on syndromic testing
  • Comprehensive diagnostic approach to a clinical syndrome
  • Faster diagnosis with better informed therapeutic decisions
  • Cost-effective testing strategy
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Lower Costs

  • Single multiplex real-time PCR kit for multiple targets that are grouped according to syndrome
  • Saves the laboratory time, resources, reagents, and budget 
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Better Outcomes

  • Clinically relevant testing for appropriately grouped targets based on a patient’s signs and symptoms
  • Improved patient outcomes due to a faster clinical diagnosis and appropriate treatment decisions


One-tube singleplex assay for the detection of the human coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and internal control.

For the detection of five respiratory viruses from one sample eluate: SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A virus, Influenza B virus, and human Respiratory Syncytial Viruses A/B.

Five-tube multiplex assay for the detection of influenza A virus; influenza A(H1N1) virus (swine-lineage); influenza B virus; human rhinovirus; human coronaviruses NL63, 229E, OC43 and HKU1; human parainfluenza viruses 1, 2, 3 and 4; human metapneumoviruses A/B; human bocavirus; human respiratory syncytial viruses A/B; human adenovirus; enterovirus; human parechovirus; Mycoplasma pneumoniae and internal control.

One-tube multiplex assay for detection of influenza A virus; influenza B virus; respiratory syncytial viruses A/B and internal control.

One-tube multiplex assay for detection of herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2; varicella zoster virus and internal control.

One-tube multiplex assay for the detection of Entamoeba histolytica; Cryptosporidium spp.; Giardia lamblia and internal control.

Two-tube multiplex assay for detection of herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2; varicella zoster virus; mumps virus; enterovirus; human parechovirus and internal control.

Siemens Healthineers has a solution for your molecular diagnostics testing laboratory.