INFECTIOUS DISEASE

A broad range of products for detection of Infectious Pathogens.

 

Utilising our unique Simplexa chemistry, Plastic disc and instrument features, DiaSorin Molecular Assays can be run in differing configurations (depending upon the test kit being used).

- On the 8-well DAD disc Direct Amplification Assays for easy and rapid detection of pathogens, without the need for pre-extraction of nucleic acid, can be performed

- On the 96-well Universal Disc traditional amplification and detection of target pathogens, using extracted DNA/RNA, can be performed.

- On the 96-well Universal Disc our Direct Amplification Assays  for easy and rapid detection of pathogens, without the need for pre-extraction of nucleic acid, can be performed 

Our current assay portfolio is made up of 

 

Respiratory Diseases

These extremely common diseases, which range in severity from mild to life-threatening infections, are often the leading cause of acute visits to the doctor’s office.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

With about 1 in 6 individuals infected with HSV-2, routine testing is important to manage patient care in sexually active adults and expectant mothers. 

Vector-borne Diseases

These infections are transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, lice and mites to susceptible individuals or the individual’s food or immediate surroundings.

Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI)

At any given time, more than 1.4 million people worldwide are diagnosed with an HAI, prolonging hospital stays, and increasing healthcare costs and patient suffering.