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QuantiFERON® SARS-CoV-2 for COVID-19 research through T-cell response

Research into Causes, Spreads and Control

To control the pandemic, we must first understand and control the infection

T-cell response has the potential to give a clearer picture of immunity and course of illness.

Learn how QuantiFERON SARS-CoV-2 RUO can help you explore immune response markers in SARS-CoV-2 infections and better understand their role in COVID-19.

QuantiFERON SARS-CoV-2 RUO solution that can detect T-cell responses of the human immune system to the pathogen that causes COVID-19, which could help researchers find out more about immunity levels and disease progression.

Press Release:

QIAGEN to launch QuantiFERON SARS-CoV-2 for research into causes, spread and control of COVID-19 through T-cell response.

Recognize T-cell response in COVID-19 infections

Unlock immune response potential for better research insights

Based on world leading QFT IGRA technology

For your information

About QuantiFERON SARS-CoV-2 RUO

Studies suggest that T-cell response to SARS-CoV-2 declines much more slowly than antibody response, which presents several benefits to researchers who want to push beyond the existing detection of active infections to screen for potential courses of the illness and long-term immune responses to it. QIAGEN’s QuantiFERON SARS-CoV-2 Research Use Only (RUO) solution  could be a valuable tool in this research.

Studies shows growing evidence that T-cell response gives a reliable indication of how severe the course of an illness triggered by SARS-CoV-2 will be in infected patients, and how immune those who have recovered remain months – possibly even years – after having been infected.

QuantiFERON SARS-CoV-2 RUO is a flexible, modular system designed to meet a wide range of research demands. It is based on QIAGEN’s easy-to-use QuantiFERON technology, pioneered in the QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus test for latent tuberculosis and recognized worldwide for its ability to detect interferon gamma that T-cells release upon contact with certain pathogens.

T-cell detection

  • T-cell response to SARS-CoV-2 may decline less rapidly than antibodies
  • T-cell response has the potential to give a clearer picture of immunity and course of illness
T-cell response can be detected from the acute infection phase towards immunity
Possible use of T-cell assay

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