Advanta™ Dx SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Assay Reagent and IFC Bundle

This kit contains sufficient IFCs, Control Line Fluid syringes and reagents for 1,920 samples and quality controls for use with CDC assays (2019-nCoV CDC EUA kit) from IDT™. Fluidigm has filed for Emergency Use Authorization with the FDA. The test has been validated by Fluidigm, but the FDA’s independent review of this validation is pending.

Kit contains:

  • Ten Advanta™ Dx 192.24 IFCs
  • Advanta Dx Control Line Fluid – 10 pack
  • 2 tubes of Advanta Dx SLR, 250 µL
  • 3 tubes of Advanta Dx ALR, 120 µL
  • 1 tube of Advanta Dx PF1, 1.5 mL
  • 4 tubes of Advanta Dx PCR MM, 1.1 mL
  • 3 tubes of Advanta Dx PCR Water, 1.8 mL
  • 2 bottles of Advanta Dx PF2, 2.04 mL
  • 2 bottles of Advanta Dx RT PA MM, 3.3 mL
  • 7 bottles of Advanta Dx Dilution Reagent, 25 mL

Product insert available.

Intended Use

Advanta™ Dx SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Assay is a real-time Reverse Transcription (RT)PCR test intended for the qualitative detection of RNA from the SARS-CoV-2 in saliva specimens from individuals suspected of COVID-19 by their healthcare provider. Testing is limited to Laboratories certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA), 42 U.S.C. §263a, that meet requirements to perform high complexity tests. 
Results are for the identification of SARS-CoV-2 RNA. The SARS-CoV-2 RNA is generally detectable in saliva during the acute phase of infection. Positive results are indicative of the presence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA; clinical correlation with patient history and other diagnostic information is necessary to determine patient infection status. Positive results do not rule out bacterial infection or co-infection with other viruses. The agent detected may not be the definite cause of disease. Laboratories within the United States and its territories are required to report all positive results to the appropriate public health authorities.  Negative results do not preclude SARS-CoV-2 infection and should not be used as the sole basis for patient management decisions. Negative results must be combined with clinical observations, patient history, and epidemiological information. Negative results for SARS-CoV-2 RNA from saliva should be confirmed by testing of an alternative specimen type if clinically indicated. 
The Advanta™ Dx SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Assay is intended for use by qualified and trained clinical laboratory personnel specifically instructed and trained in the techniques of real-time PCR and in vitro diagnostic procedures. The Advanta™ Dx SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Assay is only for use under the Food and Drug Administration's Emergency Use Authorization. 

The complete Instruction For Use can be downloaded here.

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