Dutch firm Molecular Biology Systems validating rapid thermal cycler for COVID-19 testing

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Dutch company Molecular Biology Systems is in the process of validating its shoebox-sized NextGenPCR instrument for rapid SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic testing, claiming the system could potentially process more than 22,000 samples in a day by performing plate-based thermal cycling in less than eight minutes.

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In addition, in a research evaluation of the NextGenPCR instrument published in The Journal of Microbiological Methods in February, a group at The University of Groningen found equivalent sensitivity compared to a standard thermal cycler, the Eppendorf Mastercycler Nexus PCR instrument.

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  • TitelDutch firm Molecular Biology Systems validating rapid thermal cycler for COVID-19 testing
    Mate van erkenningInternational
    Media naam/outletGenomeWeb
    MediatypeWeb
    LandUnited States
    Release datum22/04/2020
    BeschrijvingDutch company Molecular Biology Systems is in the process of validating its shoebox-sized NextGenPCR instrument for rapid SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic testing, claiming the system could potentially process more than 22,000 samples in a day by performing plate-based thermal cycling in less than eight minutes.

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    In addition, in a research evaluation of the NextGenPCR instrument published in The Journal of Microbiological Methods in February, a group at The University of Groningen found equivalent sensitivity compared to a standard thermal cycler, the Eppendorf Mastercycler Nexus PCR instrument.
    Producent / auteurMadeleine Johnson
    URLhttps://www.genomeweb.com/pcr/dutch-firm-molecular-biology-systems-validating-rapid-thermal-cycler-covid-19-testing
    PersonenJolanda Brons, Marjon de Vos, Stefanie Vink, Jan Dirk van Elsas