Detect latent, non-cultivable, or potentially contaminating viruses of concern with Covance real-time QPCR/RT-QPCR assay team. Use these techniques to screen raw materials used in the development and manufacture of cell banks to ensure that viral contaminants are not added during the production process.

Sample of services:

  • A wide variety of human and mammalian specific QPCR and RT-QPCR assays
  • QF-PERT assay for the detection of retroviruses
  • Wide variety of viral-specific QPCR and RT-QPCR assays available
    • HIV
    • HTLV
    • HHV
    • EBV
    • PPV
    • BPyV
    • MVM
    • and many more!

Contact us for an up-to-date list of available assays. If we do not have exactly what you need, Covance has capacity to rapidly customize, design and develop a robust and sensitive assay just for you!

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Develop, characterize, test and validate with Covance, no matter what technique or molecule you're pursuing. Our experience covers a wide range of biomolecules, including: