Thermo Fisher Scientific is the leading single-source supplier for COVID-19-related testing needs, with involvement in more than 50% of worldwide testing. We have the instruments, test kits, and reagents the world needs now, and we’ve accelerated our development pipeline to provide new, innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of today and tomorrow. We are your trusted partner, uniquely poised to assist you in every step of your workflow.
To enable clinical and public health laboratories to quickly diagnose COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection, Thermo Fisher Scientific has a growing portfolio of real-time PCR-based COVID-19 test kits to detect RNA from SARS-CoV-2 as well as other respiratory viruses such as influenza A, influenza B, and RSV.
In addition to the necessary instruments and products featured in the protocols for our current COVID-19-related test kits, there are additional recommended products to run your real-time PCR workflow and the support materials below to ensure proper lab readiness.
For in vitro diagnostic use. Intended use of the additional products mentioned on this page vary. For specific intended use statements please refer to the product label.
|Aerosol-resistant barrier pipette tips, various sizes 1-1000 μL|
Aerosol-resistant barrier tips compatible with F1 and E1-Clip Tip pipettes
|Centrifuge with rotor for microplates (to spin reaction mix before load into instrument)|
Sorvall General Purpose Centrifuges, various
|Microcentrifuge tube rack for 1.5 mL tubes||Thermo Scientific Flipper|
Tube Rack for 1.5 mL & 2.0 mL Tubes
|8760, 8770-11, 8780|
|Cold blocks, or ice and ice buckets||Thermo Scientific Benchtop Coolers||51161300, 05-403-00|
|Nonstick, RNase-free microcentrifuge tubes|
(1.5 mL and2.0 mL)
Microcentrifuge tubes, nonstick, RNase-free, 1.5 mL (250 tubes)
or Low Retention Microcentrifuge Tubes
Nonstick, RNase-free Microfuge Tubes, 1.5 mL
Thermo Scientific™ Snap Cap Low Retention Microcentrifuge Tubes
|Incubator capable of reaching 65ºC, with slatted shelves|
Additional support materials
Technical information for LIMS integration of COVID-19 Interpretive Software
For customers using our TaqPath COVID-19 Combo Kit, technical information is now available that provides information laboratories need to integrate QuantStudio 5 and 7500 series real-time PCR system data into an existing laboratory information system (LIS) or laboratory information management system (LIMS).