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2019-nCoV Assay

Simultaneous detection and identification of 3 target genes specific for COVID-19  

Allplex™ 2019-nCoV Assay is multiplex Real-time PCR assay for simultaneous detection of 3 target genes of SARS-CoV-2 in a single tube. The assay is designed to detect RdRP and N genes specific for SARS-CoV-2, and E gene for all of Sarbecovirus including SARS-CoV-2.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Multiplex real-time PCR

    Detection and identification of target genes (E gene, RdRP gene, N gene) specific for COVID-19 in a single tube

  • Short TAT

    Results within 1 hour and 50 minutes after extraction

  • Proper patient care

    Accurate test results allow to quick and proper treatment

  • Automatic data analyzer

    Automated data interpretation and LIS interlocking with Seegene Viewer

  • Whole process validation

    Whole process validation from extraction to PCR by whole process control

  • User-friendly workflow

    Convenient workflow using Seegene’s automated one platform

  • Powerful performance

    PCR with high sensitivity and specificity

  • Analytes

    2019-nCoV Assay

    • Sarbecovirus (E gene)
    • SARS-CoV-2 (N gene)
    • SARS-CoV-2 (RdRP gene)
    • Internal Control (IC)
  • Specimens

    • Sputum
    • Nasopharyngeal swab
    • Nasopharyngeal aspirate
    • Bronchoalveolar lavage
    • Throat swab
  • Ordering Information

    Cat No. / Size
    Allplex™ 2019-nCoV Assay
    RP10244Y / 50 rxns
    RP10243X / 100 rxns [1]


The result represents the positive result for E gene of Sarbecovirus in FAM channel, RdRP  gene and N gene of COVID-19 in Cal Red 610 and Quasar 670, respectively. 


- Clinical Evaluation of the Rapid STANDARD Q COVID-19 Ag Test for the Screening of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2

- Lumipulse G SARS-CoV-2 Ag assay evaluation using clinical samples from different testing groups

- The performance of point-of-care antibody test for COVID-19 diagnosis in a tertiary hospital in Bandung, Indonesia

- Assay System for Simultaneous Detection of SARS-CoV-2 and Other Respiratory Viruses

- Virological and immunological features of SARS-CoV- 2-infected children who develop neutralizing antibodies

- Identification of SARS-CoV-2 and Enteroviruses in Sewage Water - A Pilot Study

- Performance of Saliva Samples for COVID-19 Diagnosis by Using the Allplex™ 2019-nCoV Assay Kit

- Diagnostic accuracy of a SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen test in real-life clinical settings

- Validation of saliva sampling as an alternative to oro-nasopharyngeal swab for detection of SARS-CoV-2 using unextracted rRT-PCR with the Allplex 2019-nCoV assay

- Clinical assessment of the Roche SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen test

- Evaluation of Four Commercial Kits for SARS-CoV-2 Real-Time Reverse-Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Approved by Emergency-Use-Authorization in Korea

- Is povidone iodine mouthwash effective against SARS-CoV-2? First in vivo tests

- Evaluating the use of oropharyngeal wash for SARS-CoV-2 PCR diagnostic

- Self-collection: An appropriate alternative during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

- Evaluation of the diagnostic performance of nine commercial RT‐PCR kits for the detection of SARS‐CoV‐2 in Colombia

- The Allplex 2019-nCoV (Seegene) assay: which performances are for SARS-CoV-2 infection diagnosis?

- The implementation of a rapid sample preparation method for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in a diagnostic laboratory in South Africa

- Performance of a RT-PCR assay specific for SARS-CoV-2

- Sensitivity of Nasopharyngeal Swabs and Saliva for the Detection of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2

- Clinical validation of a Cas13-based assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA

- Optimization of SARS-CoV-2 detection by RT-QPCR without RNA extraction  

- SARS-CoV-2 samples may escape detection because of a single point mutation in the N gene

- The use of saliva as a diagnostic specimen for SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic testing for pediatric patients

- Dynamics in COVID-19 gene expression during infection 

- The importance of cycle threshold values in interpreting molecular tests for SARS-CoV-2

- Evaluation of COVID-19 RT-qPCR Test in Multi sample Pools

- Rapid RNA extraction method for SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) detection from nasopharyngeal swabs

- Comparison of seven commercial RT-PCR diagnostic kits for COVID-19

- Use of the variplex™ SARS-CoV-2 RT-LAMP as a rapid molecular assay to complement RT-PCR for COVID-19 diagnosis

- Clinical performance of a new high-throughput SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR assay

- Novel SARS-CoV-2 full genome material for use in a swab-based formulation as a multi-platform NAAT quality control

- Nasopharyngeal viral load predicts hypoxemia and disease outcome in admitted COVID-19 patients


[1] For use with Seegene NIMBUS & STARlet only