PneumoPatho 16 Detection Kit

Product description

DiaPlexQ ™ PneumoPatho 16 Detection Kit

Pneumonia is usually caused by an infection with viruses or bacteria, and less commonly by other microorganisms, certain medications, and other conditions, such as autoimmune diseases. Pneumonia affects approximately 450 million people worldwide per year, seven per cent of the world’s population, and causes about 4 million deaths per year, mainly in third world countries.


Detection Target

Set I: M. pneumonia (MP)

  • K. pneumoniae (KP)
  • L. pneumophila (LP)

Set II: S. pneumoniae (SP)

  • S. aureus (SA)
  • C. pneumoniae (CP)

Set III: P. aeruginosa (PA)

  • M. catarrhalis (MC)
  • B. pertussis (BP)

Group IV: H. influenzae (HI)

  • A. baumannii (AB)
  • M. tuberculosis / M. avium (TB / AV)

Registration: RUO

Detection technology: Real-time PCR

Sample type:

nasopharyngeal swab, nasopharyngeal aspirate, bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), nasal swab, oropharyngeal swab, sputum

Analytical sensitivity: 10 – 10² copies

Compatible Instruments

* ABI 7500/7500 Rapid Real-Time PCR System (Applied Biosystems)
CFX96 ™ Real-Time PCR System (Bio-Rad)

PCR run time: ~ 2 hours


– HotStart PCR system: ultra-high specific and sensitive result

– UDG system: no carry-over contamination

– Multiplex PCR system: multiple targets in a single reaction

– Reliable system: automatic PCR control

– Positive control included

– Easy to use a master mix

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