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Veredus Laboratories’ VereRTCoV™ SARS-CoV-2 Real-Time RT-PCR 2.0 Receives Provisional Authorisation from the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) in Singapore for In vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Use

Veredus Laboratories Pte Ltd “Veredus” has obtained Provisional Authorisation from Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for VereRTCoV™ SARS-CoV-2 Real-Time RT-PCR 2.0 for use as an In vitro Diagnostic (IVD) test in Singapore. Veredus can supply to healthcare institutions, private hospitals, medical clinics and clinical laboratories licensed under the Private Hospitals and Medical Clinics (PHMC) Act in Singapore.

VereRTCoV™ SARS-CoV-2 Real-Time RT-PCR 2.0 is a one-step Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)-based IVD test intended for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid belonging to SARS-CoV-2. This test is suitable and easily adaptable for use in qPCR cycler with FAM and HEX (HIC) detection channels.

Dr Rosemary Tan, Chief Executive Officer of Veredus Laboratories said, “In response to this COVID-19 pandemic situation, our team worked rapidly to develop an updated with increased sensitivity and user friendliness real-time RT-PCR test to detect SARS-CoV-2. This updated assay provides enhanced tolerance against gene mutations by targeting dual viral N gene targets as well as an inclusion of the human RPP30 gene as the Human Internal Control within the assay. We are proud and excited to receive this Provisional Authorisation IVD from HSA and for Veredus to support laboratories in their diagnostic effort for COVID-19.

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Singapore HSA issued Veredus Laboratories with Provisional Authorisation for LIONRUN Diagnostic Kit for Antibody IgM/IgG of Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 for In vitro Diagnostic (IVD) use

Veredus Laboratories Pte Ltd “Veredus” announced today that it has received Provisional Authorisation from Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for LIONRUN Diagnostic Kit for Antibody IgM/IgG of Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 “LIONRUN Antibody Kit”. Veredus can supply to the healthcare institutions, private hospitals, medical clinics or clinical laboratories licensed under the PHMC Act (Cap. 248) for use on their patients.
LIONRUN Antibody Kit is a colloidal gold IgM/IgG immunochromatography antibody test and is intended for the qualitative and differential detection of IgM and IgG antibodies against the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) also known as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in human whole blood, serum or plasma, capable of providing test results in 10 minutes. LIONRUN Antibody Kit is a product manufactured by Shanghai LiangRun Biomedicine Technology Co. Ltd.
Dr Rosemary Tan, CEO of Veredus Laboratories said “We are proud to receive this Provisional Authorisation for LIONRUN Antibody Kit to be used directly on patients in Singapore as an alternative to molecular laboratory testing. This lays a path for clinical testing to be performed outside a central laboratory where local communities can be screened at frontline and triage centers in a time- and cost-effective manner.”

Veredus Laboratories Announces CE-IVD Marking of VereCoV™ Detection Kit for Diagnosis of COVID-19

Veredus Laboratories Pte Ltd “Veredus” today announced the CE-IVD marking of VereCoV™ Detection Kit for commercial launch in Europe. The test is intended for the qualitative detection of 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) also known as SARSCoV- 2 that causes COVID-19.


The kit was developed to provide an easy-to-use solution for clinical testing, public health surveillance and detection of the coronavirus from nasal or nasopharyngeal swab specimen to enable authorities to take appropriate actions. The test integrates PCR amplification and microarray for rapid qualitative detection of 2019-nCoV with the additional capability to detect a subset of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV) simultaneously with the same test.


“We are ready to respond effectively to the needs of hospitals and reference laboratories by providing a quality molecular testing solution for the pandemic,” says Dr Rosemary Tan, Chief Executive Officer of Veredus Laboratories.

A pilot study: VereMTB detection kit for rapid detection of multidrug-resistant mycobcterium tuberculosis in clinical sputum samples

The performance of VereMTBTM Detection Kit for detection of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) was validated by using 124 sputum samples. Comparing with MGIT culture, the sensitivity and specificity of VereMTB Detection Kit for MTBC detection were 97.0% and 98.3%, respectively. Compared with MGIT DST, the sensitivity and specificity of VereMTB Detection Kit for RIF resistance detection were 85.7% and 93.9%, respectively, and the sensitivity and specificity of VereMTB Detection Kit for INH resistance detection were 75.0% and 95.7%, respectively. 6 NTM samples were also detected and identified correctly. The VereMTB Detection Kit can detect MDR-TB rapidly and accurately in sputum samples from TB suspects.

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Veredus Laboratories to support the bio-surveillance detection of 2019-nCoV (SAR-CoV-2) at Singapore checkpoints

In the light of recent developments related to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Veredus Laboratories is supporting the bio-surveillance detection efforts by swab tests from travellers at land, sea and air checkpoints in Singapore. Using the VerePLEX™ Biosystem that utilises the Lab-on-Chip technology, the VereCoV™ Detection Kit is used for the multiplexed screening and detection of the viral nucleic acid.

For more information on the additional precautionary measures in response to the global situation of escalating COVID-19 infection, please refer to the Ministry of  Health Singapore website at https://www.moh.gov.sg/news-highlights/details/additional-precautionary-measures-in-response-to-escalating-global-situation to find out more.

Learn more about the swab test that has been implemented at Singapore checkpoints beginning 4March 2020 at http://bit.ly/2vEfKmb .

Veredus Laboratories’ VereCoV™ Detection Kit receives Singapore HSA Provisional Authorisation for IVD use

Veredus Laboratories Pte Ltd “Veredus” has obtained the Provisional Authorisation from Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for its VereCoV™ Detection Kit following Veredus’ rapid launch of this kit as a “Research Use Only” (RUO) test earlier this year. With this Authorisation, VereCoV™ Detection Kit can be used directly by laboratories or hospitals to test patients for clinical diagnosis.

Veredus Laboratories Announces the Development of a Lab-on-Chip for the detection of 3 coronaviruses: MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV and 2019-nCoV

Veredus Laboratories Pte Ltd “Veredus”, a leading provider of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, announced today the development of VereCoV detection kit, a portable Lab-on-Chip application capable of detecting the Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV) and 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) i.e. Wuhan Coronavirus, in a single test.

NCT CBRNe Europe Conference 2019, Vienna (Austria)

Look for us at Booth 38 during the 8th edition of Europe’s highly successful Non-Conventional Threat: CBRNe Europe 2019 that will take place 25-27 July 2019 in Intercontinental Hotel in Vienna, Austria. The three-day event will feature live CBRNe capability demonstrations, one conference stream, multiple workshops, training sessions for civil and military responders, a large indoor and outdoor industry exhibition.

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Announcement of New Company Logo

Dear Veredus Customers,

We are pleased to unveil our new company logo as part of synergy efforts between Veredus and our parent company SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO. LTD.

SEKISUI-Veredus will maintain “Veredus Laboratories” as a product logo on its product line. The registered company name will remain as “Veredus Laboratories Pte Ltd”.

For more information, please refer to the notification attached.