ParoReal Cryptosporidium parvum


ParoReal Cryptosporidium parvum


Background: Cryptosporidium parvum is one of several protozoal species that cause cryptosporidiosis, a parasitic disease of the mammalian intestinal tract. It is a zoonotic and obligate intracellular parasite. Primary symptoms of C. parvum infection are acute, watery, and non-bloody diarrhea. C. parvum infection is of particular concern in immunocompromised patients. Extra-intestinal sites include the lung, liver and gall bladder where it causes respiratory cryptosporidosis, hepatitis and cholecystitis. Infection is caused by ingestion of sporulated oocysts transmitted by the faecal-oral route.

ParoReal Cryptosporidium parvum is a detection assay for rapid and sensitive detection of DNA of Cryptosporidium parvum by real-time PCR.

Also available as kitversion: ParoReal Kit Cryptosporidium parvum

Product ParoReal Cryptosporidium parvum
Order no. RTGV270
Unit 100 reactions
Technology Real-time PCR
Target gene GP60 gene, detection in FAM channel
Content Assay (pimers + probe) for C. parvum
Positive Control C. parvum
Amplification mix & IPC Not included, see product description
PCR-Platforms Evaluated for ABI PRISM® 7500, LightCycler® 480 and MX3005P. Assay can also be used with other real-time PCR instruments.


Internal Positive Control (IPC) – not included, optional: For exclusion of false-negative interpretation of results caused by PCR inhibition an ingenetix internal positive control assay (ControlReal tests, or Internal Positive Control Assays) can be optionally performed in a multiplex PCR, depending on the PCR-platform. See product description.
– Control
Real tests (order no. RTGMCR-1, 2 or 3) contain primers, a probe and an internal control PCR target included in the assay mix.
Internal Positive Control Assays (order no. RTGMIPC-1, 2 or 3) contain primers, a probe and an internal control PCR target in an extra tube (for control of DNA extraction and PCR inhibition).

ViroReal®, BactoReal® and ParoReal Assays detecting viral, bacterial and parasitic DNA are optimized to run under the same thermal cycling conditions and with the same amplification mix.