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PerkinElmer - Test Kit - New Coronavirus Nucleic Acid Detection Kit

The PerkinElmer New Coronavirus Nucleic Acid Detection Kit is a real-time RT-PCR test intended for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2 in human oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal swab samples. Testing is limited to laboratories certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA), 42 U.S.C. §263a, to perform high complexity tests, or by similarly qualified non-U.S. laboratories.

Technical Specifications

Package 45 Tests/Kit
Test Gene Region ORF1ab & N
Sample Type oropharyngeal swab, nasopharyngeal swab, bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), sputum, plasma and serum
Sample Volume 400 µL
Limit of Detection 20 copies/mL (400 µL)

Specify: No cross-reactivity with common respiratory tract pathogens and blood stream pathogens.
Whole system solution (extraction and PCR kits) for blood bank has been tested in Wuhan blood bank | PCR kits have been tested in Beijing CDC and Guangdong CDC.

Key Features

  • Specific: Detection of SARS-CoV-2 ORF1ab and N genes
  • Sensitive: Limit of detection of 7.14 to 27.24 copies/mL
  • Reliable: Performance verified with case studies from outbreak’s point of origin
  • Automated: Options available to meet a broad range of sample throughput

With about 11,000 employees serving over 150 countries, PerkinElmer is a $2.3 billion global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world. We are passionate about providing customers with an unmatched experience as they help solve critical issues especially impacting the diagnostics, discovery and analytical solutions markets.

Our innovative detection, imaging, informatics and service capabilities, combined with deep market knowledge and scientific expertise, help customers gain earlier and more accurate insights to improve lives and the world around us.

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