don’t need superpowers but smart tools to obtain specific results in mycoplasma testing within 3 hours.

Highest Specificity Without Cultivating Living Mycoplasma for Weeks: With the Microsart® Mycoplasma Kits.

Why waste time waiting for reliable results? Viable, but non-culturable (VBNC) Mycoplasma go undetected when using the traditional method of mycoplasma culturing, risking false negative results. The Microsart® qPCR kits offer a method for early detection of mycoplasma contamination. Fast, highly specific and in line with international guidelines – both false positive and false negative results are practically ruled out. A safe and rapid solution. Because real heroes deserve only the best.

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Microsart® Mycoplasma Kits

  • Time-saving by avoiding lengthy 28 day cultivation protocols.
  • Ensures the highest level of qPCR specificity through use of TaqMan® probes.
  • No need to perform uncertain melting curve analysis.
  • Microsart® AMP & ATMP Mycoplasma Kits are validated according to EP 2.6.7 for sensitivity, specificity and robustness and fulfill international criteria of international authorities like USP and JP.
  • Developed in close cooperation with authorities.
    • Validation standards for required mycoplasma species are lyophilized to render them non-infectious.
    • Detailed step-by-step guidance for matrix-specific validation provided by Sartorius qPCR experts.
    • The DNA-sequence for internal control is included in the ready-to-use master mix.
    • Minimize false-negative results and the number of reactions.
    • The kits can be used with any type of qPCR cycler able to detect the fluorescent dyes FAM® and ROX®.
    • Clear, color-coded reagents guide through the short and simple protocol.
    • Lyophilized reagents ensure consistent quality without the need for freezer storage.
    • Compendial testing and release: For controlling raw materials, in-process testing, and lot release testing of finished products:
      Microsart® AMP Mycoplasma Kit
    • Compendial testing and release : For testing cell-based therapeutics (ATMPs) such as autologous chondrocyte transplants or CAR-T cells:
      Microsart® ATMP Mycoplasma Kit
    • In research & development: For detection of Mycoplasma DNA in cell culture supernatants:
      Microsart® RESEARCH Mycoplasma Kit

    Mycoplasma qPCR assays offer gold standard performance, design and configuration flexibility, affordability and manufacturing quality.

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