• COVID-19 R-GENE®


Real-time PCR kit for the SARS-CoV-2 detection

  • Highly preserved targeted genes insuring SARS-CoV-2 wild and variants detection
  • Shorter amplification run time
  • One all-in-one kit
  • Validated on major extraction and amplification platforms

COVID-19 R-GENE® advantages

  • Reliable: Highly preserved targeted genes insuring SARS-CoV-2 wild & variants detection
  • Secured results: Endogenous internal control to check for extraction/amplification process and sample quality
  • Optimized workflow: Shorter amplification run time
  • Easy-to-use: All-in-one kit validated for use on the most common extraction and amplification platforms
  • Laboratory workflow integration: For use on manual workflow or on automated ARGENE® SOLUTION workflow

Everything you need in one kit

Assay includes all necessary reagents to detect SARS-CoV-2:

  • Ready-to use master mix (including Taq polymerase)
  • Ready-to-use reverse transcriptase
  • Positive control
  • Negative control

Easy procedure

Using COVID-19 R-GENE® assay is easy.

COVID-19 R-GENE® (424017) - Real Time Detection kit
Principle of the test Genomic detection of SARS-CoV-2
Ordering information Reference: 424017
Designation: COVID-19 R-GENE® - Real Time Detection kit
Technology Real-Time PCR / 5’ nuclease technology
PCR design & Gene target
  • SARS-CoV-2 N gene (FAM)
  • SARS-CoV-2 RdRp gene (CY5)
  • Endogenous Internal Control HPRT1 gene (HEX)
  • Nasopharyngeal swabs
  • Saliva
Controls included Negative Control, Positive Control, Endogenous Internal Control
Number of tests 96 tests
Storage conditions -15°C/-31°C
Extraction platform
  • EMAG®
  • MagNA Pure 96
  • QIAsymphony SP
  • MGISP-960
Amplification platform
  • LightCycler 480 (System II)
  • ABI 7500 Fast, ABI 7500 Fast Dx
  • QuantStudio5, QuantStudio5 Dx
  • Rotor-Gene Q
  • CFX96, CFX Opus 96
Status For In vitro Diagnostic use (CE-IVD)


Pioneering Diagnostics