VERSANT Zika RNA 1.0 Assay (kPCR)
Qualitative detection for Zika virus

VERSANT Zika RNA 1.0 Assay (kPCR)
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Excellent Assay Performance

  • High-specificity (no cross-reactivity with other Flaviviruses)
  • Dual-target design improves detection
  • Amplifies and detects all currently identified Zika genotypes: West African (Nigerian cluster), East African (MR766 prototype cluster), and Asian
  • Good specificity when tested against cross-reactive species and high sensitivity with commercially available Zika cultures.


Sample Handling Simplicity

  • Validated for serum, plasma, or urine (collected alongside a patient-matched serum or plasma specimen)
  • 48 tests per kit
  • Internal control (IC) to monitor RNA extraction and PCR efficiency
  • Includes UNG for contamination control


Workflow Efficiency

  • Validated for multiple thermal cyclers (THERMO FISHER QuantStudio 5, BIO-RAD CFX96, and ABI 7500 Fast Dx)
  • Concordant with CDC Zika assay using a variety of patient-matched clinical samples (plasma, serum, and urine)**


**Internal data on file.

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