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PneumoBacter Assay

Simultaneous detection and identification of 7 respiratory bacteria associated with pneumonia using real-time PCR

Allplex™ PneumoBacter Assay is a multiplex real-time PCR assay to detect and identify 7 respiratory bacteria associated with pneumonia. Based on Seegene's proprietary MuDT™ technology, this assay reports multiple Ct values of each pathogen in a single channel.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Multiplex real-time PCR

    Simultaneous detection of 7 respiratory bacteria associated with pneumonia

  • Informative assay

    Assistant of appropriate treatment and management for co-infection

  • 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

  • Proper patient care

    Accurate test results allow to quick and proper treatment

  • Multi-Ct in a single channel

    Individual Ct value of multiple analytes in a single channel of real-time PCR instrument (MuDT™ Technology)

  • Automatic data analyzer

    Automated data interpretation and LIS interlocking with Seegene Viewer

  • Powerful performance with unique technology

    Multiplex real-time PCR with high sensitivity and specificity by utilization of DPO™ and TOCE™ technologies

  • UDG system

    Utilization of the UDG system to prevent carry-over contamination

  • Analytes

    PneumoBacter Assay

    • Bordetella parapertussis (BPP)
    • Bordetella pertussis (BP)
    • Chlamydophila pneumoniae (CP)
    • Haemophilus influenzae (HI)
    • Legionella pneumophila (LP)
    • Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP)
    • Streptococcus pneumoniae (SP)
    • Internal Control (IC)
  • Specimens

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

    Cat No. / Size
    Allplex™ PneumoBacter Assay
    PB10185Z / 25 rxns [1]
    PB10175Y / 50 rxns
    PB10176X / 100 rxns [1]


Multiple Ct value in a single channel

The result represents detection of MP and BP in Cal Red 610 channel with Ct values of 35.96 (Graph 1) and 36.89 (Graph 2), respectively. It is also represent the detection of LP with Ct value of 36.79 (Graph 2) in FAM channel.


[1] For use with Seegene NIMBUS & STARlet only