PCR kit for identification of the British, South African/Brazilian variant of SARS-CoV-2 from the German company R-biopharm

RIDA®GENE SARS-CoV-2 Lineage RUO multiplex real-time PCR-Test for identification of the British B.1.1.7, VOC202012/01, South African B.1.351, 501.V2 /Brazilian B.1.128 P.1 variant of SARS-CoV-2 will be launched during week 7.

With this test identification of above mentioned mutation variants can be run directly on your PCR instrument with result within 1,5 hour.

The British variant is identified directly in a separate channel while the South African and Brazilian will be identified together. The analysis uses 3 channels:

  • Channel 1: detects B.1.1.7
  • Channel 2: detects B.1.351 and B.1.1.28 P.1
  • Channel 3: SARS-CoV-2


More information below:

RIDA®GENE SARS-CoV-2 Lineage RUO multiplex real-time PCR-Test is coming soon!

The kit is the first on the market to enable the detection and differentiation of the SARS-CoV-2 variants B.1.1.7 (UK), B.1.351 (ZA) and B.1.128 P.1 (BRA)

  • Multiplex real-time RT-PCR
  • Time to result:  < 1.5h
  • Compatible with common real-time PCR instruments
  • All necessary controls are included in the kit
  • Ready-to-use master mix


Please register your interest HERE or contact:

Henrik Mascher or Sara Nordgren at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +46 8 408 823 00.