Navigation Links
New Roche Dual Target HIV-1 Test Approved for Use in European Union
Date:12/15/2008

PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that its innovative dual-target HIV-1 test has received CE Mark certification, allowing it to be sold for clinical use in the European Union. The COBAS(R) AmpliPrep/COBAS(R) TaqMan(R) HIV-1 Test, v2.0 utilizes a unique design to simultaneously amplify and detect two separate regions of the HIV-1 genome. This approach provides reliable test results even when mutations are present. The test uses Roche's proprietary fully automated real-time PCR technology to quantify the amount of HIV-1 RNA in a patient's blood.

"HIV mutations are a serious problem. Because it is impossible to predict when these mutations will occur, we have designed this test to detect all HIV-1 (Group M and O) strains," said Daniel O'Day, President and CEO of Roche Molecular Diagnostics. "This innovative fully-automated solution will provide reliable results for laboratories and physicians to more confidently and efficiently treat HIV-1 patients undergoing therapy."

It is critical for viral load monitoring tests to be able to quantify very low and high levels of virus, an indicator of the need for more or less aggressive treatment. The test is highly sensitive and can detect the World Health Organization HIV-1 RNA Standard in EDTA plasma as low as 20 copies per milliliter of patient sample. The test can also accurately quantify the amount of HIV in a patient sample up to 10 million copies/mL representing a broader dynamic range than previous generation tests.

About the COBAS(R) AmpliPrep/COBAS(R) TaqMan(R) System

The COBAS(R) AmpliPrep / COBAS(R) TaqMan(R) HIV Test, v2.0 is the first dual-target test to be offered on the COBAS(R) AmpliPrep / COBAS(R) TaqMan(R) System. The test is designed for use on the fully automated, real-time PCR platform, providing sample-in/results-out capability. The COBAS(R) AmpliPrep / COBAS(R) TaqMan(R) System is flexible
'/>"/>

SOURCE Roche
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Improved Testing for Hepatitis B Virus From Roche
2. Roche Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Memory Pharmaceuticals
3. Roche Holds Sixth Annual Childrens Walk in Nutley
4. New Jersey Jury Awards $12.9 Million to Three Patients Whose Use of Roche Acne Medication Accutane Found to Cause Severe Bowel Illness
5. Rochester Medical Reports Record Fourth Quarter Sales and Record Annual Sales
6. Primary Insomnia Tied to Brain Neurochemical Imbalance
7. Study links primary insomnia to a neurochemical abnormality in young and middle-aged adults
8. Roche Receives FDA Approval for Hepatitis C Viral Load Test on Its Fully Automated Real-Time PCR Platform
9. Rochester Medical Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call November 6, 2008
10. Genentech/Roche/Chugais Avastin Will Garner More Than 20 Percent of the Total Breast Cancer Drug Market in 2017
11. Balloon Manor Reappears in Rochester
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... -- Elementary school students seem to be satisfied with the ... new study of school officials. , , New meal standards ... into effect in the fall of 2012. At the time, ... throw away most of their food. But the new study ... case. , , "The updated meals standards are resulting in ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... TN (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 ... Operation Military June . Renowned LASIK and ... June" to provide significant funds and public awareness ... and retired military personnel and their families. “This ... will proudly give nearly $5,000 to a variety ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July ... are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific ... to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician group in ... the potentially deadly infection should continue for adolescents and ... In its first statement on meningococcal vaccines since 2011, ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, ... and heart rhythm irregularities are more likely to get a ... In fact, the study of more than 16,000 people found ... likely to get a pacemaker than those without the memory-robbing ... why folks with dementia are so much more likely to ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Dearborn, Michigan (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 ... from Drs. Harris, Birkhill, Wang, Songe and Associates, PC ... generations and countless tomorrows to come. , The ... group, responsible for more than $2.5 million in donations. ... the title sponsors for the Oakwood Women’s Healthcare Classic ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students 2Health News:Shofner Vision Center’s “Operation Military June” Provided Funds For Local Not-For-Profit Organizations Supporting Military And Their Families 2Health News:Shofner Vision Center’s “Operation Military June” Provided Funds For Local Not-For-Profit Organizations Supporting Military And Their Families 3Health News:Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children 2Health News:Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children 3Health News:Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats 2Health News:Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats 3
... Postgraduate Services® (PPS®), renowned for its award-winning healthcare websites, ... and pediatric influenza, Preventing and Managing RSV Disease and ... PediatricRespiratory.org. , ... ...
... TodayMD to Deliver Comprehensive SEM Program to Medical and Dental ... ... September 9, 2009-- http://www.TodayMD.com [TodayMD], an innovator in ... announced today a strategic relationship with Google to become an ...
... Medical Solutions, Inc., a traveling healthcare staffing company, is ... 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the ... Solutions ranked No. 472 overall. When compared to other ... 4 and was No. 1 for all traveling healthcare ...
... over 60 million Americans diagnosed with prediabetes, putting them ... obesity-related ailments, finding ways to help large populations avoid ... published in the October 2008 issue of the ... Indiana University School of Medicine report that organizations such ...
... OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 8 Universal,Health Services, ... it has signed a,definitive agreement to sell Central ... located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania to Abington Memorial,Hospital. The ... we,expect the closing to occur later this fall., ...
... for ,08, ,09, ,10, Dey expected to ... Sept. 8 Following the completion,of a comprehensive review ... MYL ) branded specialty pharmaceutical subsidiary, Mylan,announced today that ... the company said it is reaffirming its adjusted diluted,EPS ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:PediatricRespiratory.org Announces a Two-Part, Live CME/CE Webcast Series on RSV and Pediatric Influenza 2Health News:PediatricRespiratory.org Announces a Two-Part, Live CME/CE Webcast Series on RSV and Pediatric Influenza 3Health News:PediatricRespiratory.org Announces a Two-Part, Live CME/CE Webcast Series on RSV and Pediatric Influenza 4Health News:TodayMD Becomes a Google AdWords Authorized Reseller 2Health News:TodayMD Becomes a Google AdWords Authorized Reseller 3Health News:Medical Solutions Ranks No. 472 in the 2008 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 667.8% 2Health News:Medical Solutions Ranks No. 472 in the 2008 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 667.8% 3Health News:Medical Solutions Ranks No. 472 in the 2008 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 667.8% 4Health News:Community-based diabetes prevention program shows promise 2Health News:Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Sale of Acute Care Hospital and Addition of Two Behavioral Health Hospitals 2Health News:Mylan to Retain Dey, L.P., Its Specialty Pharmaceutical Subsidiary 2Health News:Mylan to Retain Dey, L.P., Its Specialty Pharmaceutical Subsidiary 3Health News:Mylan to Retain Dey, L.P., Its Specialty Pharmaceutical Subsidiary 4
(Date:7/28/2014)... July 28, 2014  Dignity Health St. Mary,s ... the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement ... by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for ... number four cause of death and a leading ... United States , according to the American ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... , July 28, 2014 Reportbuyer.com has ... Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018 ... bone densitometry scan is a special type of X-ray ... bone. It is used primarily to detect osteopenia or ... and the risk of fractures is high. The purpose ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... catalogue: Portugal Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0207141/Portugal-Pharmaceuticals-and-Healthcare-Report-Q3-2014.html Includes 3 FREE ... economic growth last quarter has led us to ... As forecast previously, BMI expects Portugal,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care 2Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care 3Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018 2Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018 3Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018 4Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018 5Portugal Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2014 2Portugal Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2014 3Portugal Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2014 4
... PARK, Calif., Sept. 30 3-V Biosciences, Inc. announced ... as Chief Executive Officer.   (Logo:   ... "We are very pleased to have ... M. Mott, 3-V,s Executive Chairman, who is returning to ...
... Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... to address infectious disease and cancer, announced today that ... the establishment of federal partnerships that advance biodefense, cancer, ... The Aethlon Hemopurifier® is the first medical device to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:3-V Biosciences Appoints Merdad V. Parsey, MD, PhD, as Chief Executive Officer 2Aethlon Medical Engages Fabiani & Company to Advance U.S. Government Partnerships 2Aethlon Medical Engages Fabiani & Company to Advance U.S. Government Partnerships 3Aethlon Medical Engages Fabiani & Company to Advance U.S. Government Partnerships 4Aethlon Medical Engages Fabiani & Company to Advance U.S. Government Partnerships 5
Indications For Usage: , ,Single patient use on anesthetized patients and respiratory care patients who require a breathing circuit. The product is intended to be replaced at least once every 24 hou...
... protection to the exposed airway of the tracheostomy ... it ideal for active young children as well ... and moisture recovery, it ensures patient comfort and ... have ISO standard tapered ends to assure a ...
... helps provide protection to the exposed airway of ... lightweight making it ideal for active young children ... of heat and moisture recovery, it ensures patient ... and filters have ISO standard tapered ends to ...
For use with: , pulmonary function testing , nebulizer compressors , humidifiers , concentrators , proximal pressure lines ...
Medicine Products: