25 minute RT-PCR rapid test Covid-ID Lab
3a’s lead product is the rapid point-of-care COVID-19 RT-PCR diagnostic test launched in Europe in April 2021.
It is part of the above mentioned definitive development, technology purchase and licence agreement between 3a and Xphyto.
Covid-ID Lab is a rapid RT-PCR test for the qualitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 based on the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) method. To perform the test, Covid-ID Lab requires only a 20-minute PCR run time without prior RNA extraction as part of sample preparation. After the RT-PCR, the SARS-CoV-2 virus is detected on a test chip within 5 minutes and if SARS-CoV-2 is present, the result can be read visually immediately.
The COVID 19 RT-PCR test “Covid-ID Lab” is a mobile test that can be analyzed in a satellite laboratory without the need to send specimen away to a specialized laboratory. The test is easy to use and produces reliable results within just 25 minutes, only minimal laboratory equipment is needed.