Chlamydophila pneumoniae


Validated qPCR / RT-PCR kit for Chlamydophila pneumoniae

Detection channel: FAM (518nm)

Available in different versions:

-Standard PCR (extraction kit needed)

-Oligo (without PCR mix)

In 100/200/500 reactions, with optional copy number positive control

(Not for use in diagnostic procedures)

SKU: PCR-00218-K Categories: , , ,


Chlamydophila pneumoniae is a species of Gram-negative bacteria that is known to be a major cause of pneumonia, asthma, bronchitis, respiratory infection, coronary heart disease, and atherosclerosis in humans. It is an airborne bacteria and about 50% of adults have evidence of previous infection by the age of 20.

During an outbreak in Taiwan, it was known as acute respiratory agent (TWAR).

Infection with C. pneumoniae is a significant risk factor for development of atherosclerotic plaques and Atherosclerosis.

Additional information

Type and quantity

Standard PCR (100 reactions), Standard PCR (200 reactions), Standard PCR (500 reactions), Oligo (100 reactions)

Copy number positive control

No, Yes