Legionella pneumophila qPCR Kit

Catalogue Number: MD05281-NZY

Type:qPCR Kits
Shipping Condition:RT
Storage Condition:-70°C
Unit(s): 100 reactions
Application: qPCR


Description: Legionella pneumophila is a Gram-negative bacterium of the genus Legionella. In nature, L. pneumophila infects freshwater and also soil amoebae of the genera Acanthamoeba and Naegleria. L. pneumophila is the primary human pathogenic bacterium in this group and is the causative agent of Legionnaires' disease, also known as legionellosis. Legionella pneumophila qPCR Kit is designed for the in vitro detection of L. pneumophila genomes. The kit is built to have the broadest possible detection profile whilst remaining specific to L. pneumophila. Thus, this kit has been designed for the specific (inclusivity) and exclusive (exclusivity) in vitro detection of this species. The primers and probe sequences have very high (>95%) homology with a broad range of L. pneumophila genomes based on a comprehensive bioinformatic analysis with all reference data within the NCBI database. Other closely related species are not detected. Real-time PCR detection methods have been used in several studies to identify L. pneumophila genomes (Donohue M.J. 2021). If required, a complementary kit for the detection of an endogenous gene of the species from which samples are being extracted is available at NZYTech (see Vet, Food & Pharma and Human). The complementary usage of an Endogenous Detection reaction provides a solid confirmation that nucleic acids were properly extracted from the selected biological matrix. If you require further information or have a specific question about the detection profile of this kit, please send an e-mail to info@nzytech.com and our scientific team will answer your question. This kit is designed to be used by trained users in a suitable molecular biology laboratory environment.

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Legionella pneumophila qPCR Kit is designed for the in vitro detection of L. pneumophila genomes.


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