Staphylococcus epidermidis qPCR Kit

Catalogue Number: MD05521-NZY

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


Description: Staphylococcus epidermidis is a Gram-positive bacterium part of the normal human microbiota, typically the skin, and less commonly the mucosal microbiota. Although it is not usually pathogenic, patients with compromised immune systems are at risk of developing infections generally hospital-acquired. S. epidermidis is a particular concern for people with catheters or other surgical implants because it is known to form biofilms that grow on these devices. Staphylococcus epidermidis qPCR Kit is designed for the in vitro detection of S. epidermidis genomes. The kit is built to have the broadest possible detection profile whilst remaining specific to S. epidermidis. 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 S. epidermidis 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 S. epidermidis genomes (Iwase T. et al 2007). 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 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 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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Staphylococcus epidermidis qPCR Kit is designed for the in vitro detection of S. epidermidis genomes.


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