The BA.2 Omicron Variant: Here’s What You Should Know

Although the “original” BA.1 subvariant of Omicron is the dominant form of the SARS-CoV-2 variant worldwide, a subvariant, BA.2 is now spreading rapidly in Asia and in parts of Europe and is reported to be the dominant form of SARS-CoV-2 in Denmark. Cases in India and the UK are on the rise. The subvariant has […]

Seegene Rapidly Introduces New PCR Test that Identifies the Omicron Variant, its Stealth Version, and all VOCs in a single tube

Novaplex SARS-CoV-2 Variant assay mutations coverage table includes mutations consistent with Omicron, Stealth Omicron, Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta variants

The new assay identifies positive COVID-19 cases and distinguishes between Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Omicron and its Stealth version. Published on: PR Newswire Seegene Inc. (KQ 096530), South Korea’s leading molecular diagnostics company, today unveiled another series of diagnostic test that detects the ever-changing COVID-19 variant landscape. The Novaplex™ SARS-CoV-2 Variants VII assay addresses Omicron and […]

Omicron Variant: Letter to our customers

To Our Valued Seegene Customer, The World Health Organization has identified the Omicron variant (B.1.1.529) as the latest strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to be designated as a Variant of Concern. As the first cases are emerging in the US, Seegene confirms that the performance or quality of the Seegene EUA Allplex™ 2019-nCoV Assay is […]

The Omicron Variant: What We Know So Far

Image with the word 'Omicron' and cartoon images of viruses depicting Omicron variant

On Friday, November 26, the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the agent behind COVID-19 was classified as a variant of concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) after reports of its detection and genetic sequence were released from South Africa. A variant of concern is a viral variant that is considered more contagious, more virulent, or better […]

Seegene’s High Multiplex PCR Assay Capable of Detecting New Omicron Variant

Published on: PR Newswire The Allplex™ SARS-CoV-2 Master Assay can simultaneously detect the wild-type coronavirus and the Omicron variant in a single test tube Seegene will support countries in need of diagnostics to help slow Omicron’s spread Seegene Inc. (KQ 096530), South Korea’s leading molecular diagnostics company, today confirmed that its Allplex™ SARS-CoV-2 Master Assay is […]