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qPCR - Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Panel

Sample type:

Vaginal swabs, Cytobrush, extracted DNA


2 working days

Service details

Using the qPCR system we can accurately quantify the number of copies from microbes, genes, copy numbers, and rare mutants. We have validated qPCR Single Tube Format for many common pathogens.

Microbes that can be detected with the Sexually Transmitted Infections Panel include:

- Herpes simplex virus 1

- Herpes simplex virus 2

- Trichomonas vaginalis

- Mycoplasma genitalium

- Mycoplasma hominis

- Ureaplasma urealyticum

- Gardnerella vaginalis

- Neisseria gonorrhoeae

- Chlamydia trachomatis

- Lactobacillus crispatus

- Prevotella bivia

- Treponema pallidum


Diagnostics and Precision Medicine


Pathogen Identification and Quantification

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Please note that academic price involves subsidizing the production of data and KRISP members producing (max. two individuals) and/or analyzing data are normally co-authors to manuscripts. The commercial price include all costs and no-authorship or collaborationn is needed. Price can vary due to exchange rates, price last estimated at - 2019-03-10

- Avaliable Equipment

PCR quantification, Gene expression, High Resolution Melting (HRM)

KRISP has been created by the coordinated effort of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the South African Medical Research Countil (SAMRC).

Location: K-RITH Tower Building
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN
719 Umbilo Road, Durban, South Africa.
Director: Prof. Tulio de Oliveira