North American Mosquito
West (NAM-w) test kit
Quickly detect mosquito virus
Rigorously tested for virus detection
The Vector Smart NAM-w test kit has been tested with QIAamp Viral RNA Mini Extraction Kit (Qiagen), MagMax -96 Viral RNA Isolation Kit (Thermo Fisher Scientific), the sbeadex livestock kit (LGC), and CoWin Bio Viral DNA/RNA kit CW-E-001 or -002 (Jiangsu CoWin Biotech Co., Ltd), and run using the Co-Dx Box thermal cycler. Triton X-100 (SigmaAldrich) was used to inactivate viruses.
Run your own PCR lab
Say goodbye to long wait times and take control of your abatement program by bringing testing in-house.
Simple, streamlined workflow
Get test results in 60-90 minutes instead of waiting days or weeks for results from a centralized lab.
Controlled for accuracy
Includes both internal and positive controls on each test to ensure testing efficacy.
Easy to use
About the Vector Smart NAM-w test
The Vector Smart NAM-w test kit showed no cross-reactivity with Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), Yellow fever virus (YFV), Zika virus (ZIKV), dengue virus (DENV) types 1-4, chikungunya (CHIKV), Eastern equine encephalitis (EEEV), Nhumirim virus (NHUV), Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV), La Crosse encephalitis virus (LACV), and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) through wet-test or in-silico analysis.
Each Vector Smart (NAM-w) test kit includes:
- 1×500μL (100 rxns) NAM-w Master Mix
- 1×500μL (100 rxns) NAM-w Positive Control
- 1×500μL (100 rxns) NAM-w Extraction Control
- 1×500μL (100 rxns) NAM-w Negative Control
Vector Smart NAM-w kit specifications
Qualitative Multiplex PCR test, detection for WNV, SLEV and WEEV
Limit of Detection
Time to detection
Thermal cycler compatibility
Most qPCR systems capable of the following channel compatibilities:
- CF560 (VIC)
- CF610 (ROX)
- Quasar 670 (Cy5)
Extraction kit compatibility
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Please cross reference the Vector Smart NAM-w kit product ID (NAMw-K-001) when you contact us.
How to use the test kit
The Vector Smart NAM-w test kit is simple and easy-to-use. Get started here.