Lyme disease is a tick-transmitted zoonosis. It is the most widespread vector-borne disease in the whole of the northern hemisphere. Its incidence continues to rise at global level due to myriad demographic and environmental factors, including climate change.

The real-time PCR based TaqPath Menu™ GeneProof™ Borrelia PCR Kit helps the qualitative detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, B. garinii, B. afzelii, B. andersonii, B. bissettii, B. valaisiana, B. lusitaniae, B. japonica, B. tanukii, B. turdi, B. sinica, B. mayonii, B. spielmanii, B. bavariensis, B. kurtenbachii, B. miyamotoi (Asian genotype) in CSF, plasma, serum, tick, urine, and whole blood (EDTA).

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High sensitivity

  • Secured by targeting the multicopy sequence of the 16S rRNA gene
  • 100% diagnostic sensitivity

Easy-to-use concept

  • Single tube ready-to-use Master Mix contains all components for PCR amplification
  • No additional pipetting of PCR reagents is necessary

Contamination reduction

  • Master Mix contains uracil-DNA glycosylase (UNG) and dUTPs reducing carryover contamination

High specificity

  • 15 Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato strains worldwide
  • Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto
  • Borrelia miyamotoi

Compatible with a wide range of real-time PCR devices

CE-marked kit

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For In Vitro Diagnostic Use.

Intended use and regulatory statements of products vary. For specific intended use and regulatory statements, please refer to the Instructions for Use (IFU).

Product availability by country varies. For product availability in your country, check the associated product webpages. TaqPath™ Menu | GeneProof™ assays are manufactured by GeneProof™ and distributed by Thermo Fisher Scientific.

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