52 Molecular VERSANT ® HCV Genotype 2.0 Products ( LiPA)* VERSANT HCV Genotype 2.0 Products ( LiPA) improve accuracy in identifi cation of HCV genotype and subtype data. . Easy- to- use, with a simple, complete, one- step RT- PCR kit compatible with commonly available thermocyclers . Identifi cation of all six genotypes and more than 19 different subtypes; the only commercially available assay detecting 6 ( c- l) . Automated strip for interpretation for minimized chance of operator error . LiPA automation with multiple throughput options: Up to 48 strips with Auto- LiPA 48; up to 20 tests with the AutoBlot 3000H * For research use only in the U. S. VERSANT ® kPCR Molecular System* The VERSANT kPCR Molecular System provides kinetic PCR testing with fl exible sample-handling coupled with proprietary technology for true molecular testing versatility. . Universal extraction protocol for a wide range of sample types . Proprietary extraction technology and assay design . Primary- tube sampling on a variety of tube sizes . Up to 96 samples/ run; turnaround time in less than 6 hours * Not available for sale in the U. S.
53 VERSANT ® kPCR Sample Prep The VERSANT kPCR Sample Prep provides a single system for DNA/ RNA extraction supporting multiple applications. . One platform and a single reagent set for different sample types and workloads . Target amplifi cation by a variety of molecular technologies, including sequencing, PCR, kinetic PCR, SNPs ( Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms), and line probe hybridization . Fast, easy setup and walk- away operation . Up to 96 extractions run in under 3 hours " Siemens and the TOGAtainer lab, together, provide more than just a test result in the most deserted and diffi cult areas of Africa. This turnkey lab gives hope to those with HIV." Dr. Hugo A. Tempelman Founder, Ndlovu and Bhubezi Community Healthcare Centres South Africa