VereMTB™ Detection Kit is a multiplex PCR/microarray-based Research Use Only (RUO) test. This nucleic acid-based test is intended for qualitative detection, differentiation and identification of multiple pathogens in a single test. One or more of the following can be identified:

  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC)
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) resistance or sensitivity to
    • Rifampicin
    • Isoniazid

The test also detects and differentiates 14 nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM):

  • M. abscessus, M. chelonae
  • M. avium
  • M. intracellulare, M. vulneris, M.chimaera, M.colombiense
  • M. simiae, M. kansasii, M. scrofulaceum, M. gastri, M. mantenii
  • M. xenopi
  • M. fortuitum

This test is for use in conjunction with the VerePLEX™ Biosystem.

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