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OsangHealthcare Gets CE Mark for SARS-CoV-2 Detection Kit

This article has been updated to clarify the partnership between EliTech and OsangHealthcare.

NEW YORK — Italian diagnostics firm EliTech Group said on Tuesday that South Korea's OsangHealthcare has received CE marking for its GeneFinder COVID-19 RealAmp Kit for the detection of SARS-CoV-2.

The kit is designed to detect the RdRP gene, E gene, and N gene of the virus, according to EliTech. It runs on EliTech's Elite InGenius sample-to-result platform, as well as all major thermocyclers.

EliTech said that the kit is now available for sale worldwide as part of a strategic commercial partnership with OsangHealthcare, and that it complements the menu of 37 CE-IVD infectiosu disease kits already available on the Elite InGenius system.