The VPCIRTM IAD (Integrase Activity Detection) products are focused on measurement of retroviral integrases. A retrovirus is a type of virus that inserts a copy of its RNA genome into the DNA of a host cell that it invades, thus changing the genome of that cell. Retroviral integrase is an enzyme produced by a retrovirus that integrates its genetic information into that of the host cell it infects. By detecting the integrase activity in a sample, VPCIRTM IAD thus can demonstrate presence of an active infection by a retrovirus.

VPCIR ™ IAD are used for:
  • Diagnosis of active HIV
  • Diagnosis of retroviral infections in animals

Value Proposition

No requirement of specialized training nor expensive laboratory equipment or reader.

You only need a pipette and a mobile phone.

Can work at field station conditions.

More rapid than current rapid DNA based PCR/qPCR methods allowing for diagnoses while patient await result.

Price-competitive to other market leading solutions

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