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GeneProof Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) MC PCR Kit

CE IVD myCROBE® line

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Product name Catalog no. Technology Packaging
GeneProof Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) MC PCR Kit HHV8/MC/205 PCR for 180 quantitative tests

Technical specification

Indication in vitro diagnostic medical device
Regulatory Status  CE IVD
Intended User For professional use in laboratories with trained staff
Test Principle Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Type of Analysis Qualitative and quantitative
Automated / Manual detection Automated
Target sequence ORF26 gene encoding the minor capsid protein (mCP)
ORF73 gene encoding the latency-associated nuclear antigen (LANA)
Analytical Specificity Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8), 100 %
Analytical Sensitivity (LoD with 95% Probability) 1313.1 cp/ml 
Linear Range 109 – 103.7 cp/ml with precision of ± 0.5 log
Dynamic Range 109 – 1313.1 cp/ml
Trueness 0.10 log (CI95%: 0.01– 0.19) of expected concentration
Precision - repeatability • Intra-assay
SD of log concentration = 0.177 (CI95%: 0.120 – 0.339)
Precision - reproducibility • Inter-assay
SD of log concentration = 0.139 (CI95%: 0.072 – 0.870)
• Inter-device
SD of log concentration = 0.192 (CI95%: 0.100 – 1.199)
• Total
SD of log concentration = 0.168 (CI95%: 0.088 – 1.053)
Reporting Units cp/ml
Extraction/Inhibition Control

myCROBE Universal Internal Control

Validated Specimen Plasma, CSF, whole blood (EDTA)
Storage -20 ± 5 °C
Validated Extraction Methods myCROBE/croBEE 2.0 Universal Extraction Kit

myCROBE® Fully Automated Instrument

Detection Channels FAM (HHV8), HEX (IC)
External Quality Assessment Regularly tested in INSTAND e.V. External Quality Assessment Panels - results at www.geneproof.com


Instruction for Use

; GP_MC_HHV8_Instruction_for_Use_EN
pdf, [256.33 kB]

Declaration of Conformity

; GP_MC_HHV-8_Declaration_of_Conformity_EN
pdf, [606.38 kB]
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