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Sentinel Diagnostics SentiNat 200 System, Stat-Nat SN200 Assays

Sentinel Diagnostics has launched the fully automated SentiNat 200 sample-to-result system and Stat-Nat SN200 real-time PCR assays to quantitatively detect 10 viruses. According to the Milan, Italy-based firm, the products are for midsized to large laboratories that diagnose viral infections. SentiNat 200 is a compact platform for DNA/RNA extraction, PCR setup, and amplification. It contains two integrated thermal cyclers and FastFinder analysis software and can be used to perform a multiparametric analysis of up to 15 viruses in one run, Sentinel said, adding the assay can process as many as 48 samples in four hours.

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