Tracking SARS-CoV-2 Variants

A new method to detect the circulation of SARS-CoV-2

Variants of SARS-CoV-2 are continuously emerging.

A new method to detect the circulation of SARS-CoV-2 variants is developed by an interdisciplinary research team. The team, funded by the National Institutes of Health’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx®) Tech program, has adopted a customizable genotyping approach to identify known variants. The technique focuses on genetic reference markers of the relevant alterations that distinguish the variety of SARS-CoV-2 variants. The test is performed with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) which is already in use by our laboratory testing for COVID-19.

The top 10 most prevalent variants according to the World Health Organization (WHO) include: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Eta, Iota, Kappa, Lambda, and Mu. As variants of SARS-CoV-2 continue to emerge, it is critical to know where they are spreading and how rapidly, so the necessary countermeasures can be implemented. 

Kashi Clinical Laboratories will offer this test to help our clinicians make informed treatment decisions as soon as this test is authorized for clinical use. For information, please contact us here.

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Kashi Laboratories works directly with providers to make ordering tests as easy as possible.

To request environmental testing at Kashi Labs, please visit the Order Now page and contact us to get started.

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Place a one-time order for genetic testing at order.kashilab.com.

If you are an existing provider, please sign in to place an order through the online portal. If you are new to Kashi and would like to create an account, please contact us.

Kashi Laboratories works directly with providers to make ordering tests as easy as possible.

Place a one-time order by contacting us through the form at the link below, or get started by logging in to your online portal.

Ordering a kit is easy! To purchase a Private Testing Kit, please visit the link below and follow the steps provided.

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Kashi Labs has partnered with ThermoFisher to bring MMDx to our patients and providers.

Find more information regarding MMDx for Molecular Biopsy Assessment, sample reports, and free specimen collection kit orders.

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