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Detecting B.1.617 VOC

Identifying the Delta VOC (B.1.617) with the NEXTFLEX® Variant-Seq™ SARS-CoV-2 Kit | On May 10, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) designated the delta variant a variant of concern (VOC), the fourth variant to receive this designation.

May 17th, 2021|Categories: 2019-nCoV, NGS|

COVID-19 Diagnostic Lab Workflow

Examining the Workflow of a Cutting-edge COVID-19 Diagnostic Lab | In early 2020, the Netherlands identified its first COVID-19 cases. Facilitating test capacity for all symptomatic individuals resulted in extensive pressure on diagnostics labs making it challenging for non- symptomatic individuals such as travelers, teachers and professional athletes to get tested.

February 5th, 2021|Categories: 2019-nCoV|

Diagnosing COVID-19 B.1.1.7 and B.1.351 Lineages

WILL YOUR RT-PCR ASSAY IDENTIFY THE NEW SARS-COV-2 VARIANTS? Diagnosing COVID-19 Variants of Concern (VOCs) The WHO has designated four variants as being of global concern and requiring heightened tracking and analysis. These are the B.1.1.7,  B. 1.351, P.1, and B.1.617 variants. Do These Mutations Affect PerkinElmer’s Diagnostic Coronavirus RT-PCR Assays? The mutations in the VOC recognized by [...]

January 9th, 2021|Categories: 2019-nCoV|

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