Zika ELITe MGB® Kit U.S by ELITechGroup

Manufacturer ELITechGroup
4.5
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Easier and faster molecular solution for ZIKA testing


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Average Rating: 4.5
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4 out of 5
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  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: UAGC Sequencing



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Great product, just in time
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area: public health screening

"Good use of biotechnology to support a current event"

Review date: 03 Aug 2017 | Zika ELITe MGB® Kit U.S
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    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2017

  • Organization: Hospital for Sick Children , Toronto



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
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    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
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Pleased with the kit...Good value for the price.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Clinical diagnosis (Molecular)

"Robust sensitivity and specificity, results were reproducible, short hands-on time (designed as a single step process ,no separate cDNA synthesis) simple."

Review date: 03 Aug 2017 | Zika ELITe MGB® Kit U.S

Zika ELITe MGB® Kit U.S. is a real-time PCR assay for the detection of Zika virus in plasma and serum samples. In combination with ELITe InGenius®, a fully automated sample-to-result system, the Zika ELITe MGB® Kit U.S. offers unique benefits in terms of ease-of-use and time-to-result in comparison to other Emergency Use Authorization assays.

Accurate Zika detection:

  • One-step, reverse transcription and real-time PCR amplification assay
  • Proprietary industry leading-leading Minor Groove Binder (MGB) technology
  • Excellent clinical performance
  • 100% of concordance on Certified Reference Material obtained during External Quality Assessment Programme

Simplified Zika testing workflow

  • Fully automated, cassette based, sample-to-result solution
  • Single benchtop solution performing all the steps of Zika Molecular Diagnostics
  • Simplified Zika testing workflow

Faster result & reduced hands-on time

  • Shorter turn-around time: 10 samples analyzed in less than 3 hours
  • Limited hands-on-time: less than 2 minutes per sample
  • Flexible batch-size and adapted throughput
  • Cost-effective solution limiting risk of errors, and labour-cost saving

Zika ELITe MGB® Kit U.S.:

  • This test has not been FDA cleared or approved;
  • This test has been authorized by FDA under an EUA for use by authorized laboratories;
  • This test has been authorized only for the detection of RNA from Zika virus and diagnosis of Zika virus infection, not for any other viruses or pathogens;
  • This test is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of the emergency use of in vitro diagnostic tests for detection of Zika virus and/or diagnosis of Zika virus infection under section 564(b)(1) of the Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the authorization is terminated or revoked sooner.

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Zika ELITe MGB® Kit U.S

Manufacturer ELITechGroup

4.5 / 5.0 | 2 reviews