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STD-Finder® 2SMART

The STD-Finder® 2SMART (Single tube Multiplex Amplification in RealTime) Kit is a qualitative multiplex PCR-based test to detect 5 species of bacteria, 2 DNA viruses and 1 parasite that can all cause sexually transmitted infections in humans


Infectious diseases, multiplex PCR assay, real-time, viruses, bacteria, parasite, resistance detection


Chlamydia trachomatis (detecting genital chlamydia serovars D-K as a group and distinguishing L serovars causing Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) as a separate group), Mycoplasma genitalium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae (distinguishing N. gonorrhoeae strains with a mosaic penA gene conferring cephalosporin resistance), Treponema pallidum, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), Trichomonas vaginalis.


Urine, vaginal, oropharyngeal and anorectal swabs

PathoFinder offers a new generation of comprehensive molecular diagnostics for syndromic infectious disease panels. Our state-of-the-art multiplex PCR technologies enable a rapid detection and identification of multiple human pathogens in clinical specimens. PathoFinder products are based on our proprietary SmartFinder® and MultiFinder® multiplex PCR-technologies or on Real Time PCR. With PathoFinder's multiplex PCR products, up to 22 pathogens can be readily identified in a single, easy to perform multiplex PCR assay.


Assay plugin* is compatible with:

  • Applied Biosystems ABI® 7500(fast) (DX)
  • Applied Biosystems ViiA7
  • Applied Biosystems Quantstudio 7
  • Abbott® M2000
  • Agilent® Mx3005P
  • Agilent® Mx3000P
  • Cobas z 480
  • BioRad® CFX (96 & 384)
  • Roche LightCycler® 480
  • Roche LightCycler® 1.5
  • Qiagen Rotor-gene 6000
  • Qiagen Rotor-gene Q
  • Cepheid SmartCycler®
  • Applied Biosystems Quantstudio 5
  • Applied Biosystems Quantstudio 5 Dx
  • BMS® Mic qPCR cycler
  • Fast Track cycler
  • Agilent® AriaMx
  • Agilent® AriaDx
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*The assay plugin might be compatible with a certain device, but that doesn't necessarily imply that it's validated for the device. Always look at the IFU of an assay for a list of compatible devices. All regulatory details are on the manufacturer's website.