ViroKey SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Test

Specific Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA for COVID-19


The ViroKey™ SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Test is a real-time RT-PCR test intended for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from the SARS-CoV-2 in nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabs from individuals meeting CDC SARS-CoV-2 clinical criteria (e.g., clinical signs and symptoms associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection) in conjunction with CDC SARS-CoV-2 epidemiological criteria (e.g., history of residence in, or travel to a geographic region with active SARS-CoV-2 transmission at the time of travel, or other epidemiologic criteria for which SARS-CoV-2 testing may be indicated). 

The automated workflow is intended to be used on the Sentosa® SX101 with the Sentosa® SX Virus Total Nucleic Acid  Kit v2.0 in conjunction with the Sentosa® SA201 instrument for high-throughput RT-PCR. The assay also fits into a manual workflow for laboratories with existing Applied Biosystems®7500 Fast Dx Real-Time PCR Instrument.

Positive results are indicative of active infection. Negative results do not preclude SARS-CoV-2 infection and should not be used as the sole basis for patient management decisions. Negative results must be combined with clinical observations, patient history, and epidemiological information.

For research use only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

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Target Genes    Target Channel     
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Supporting Research:

  • Sensitive and Robust
  • Specific to SARS-CoV-2 RNA with no cross-reactivity to 17 other pathogen species

Providing Laboratory Efficiency:

  • Seamless sample traceability and network connectivity
  • Automated workflow, from samples to results in 3.5 hours
  • Automated data analysis and result reporting on SA Reporter
  • Manual workflow available for easy adoption by all laboratories

Increasing Cost Effectiveness:

  • High-throughput processing with up to 48 samples per run
  • 0.5 hours hands-on time per automated workflow to reduce cost
  • Comprehensive and fast result interpretation




ProductPack SizeItem Number
Sentosa SX Virus Total Nucleic Acid Kit v2.0 (RUO) 4x24 300044
ViroKey SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Test (RUO) 4x48/ 4x50 300682