Performance of the MagNA Pure 96 system for cytomegalovirus nucleic acid amplification testing in clinical samples

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 May;51(5):1600-1. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03289-12. Epub 2013 Mar 6.


This report shows the performance of MagNA Pure 96 automated nucleic acid extraction for the quantitative detection of cytomegalovirus DNA in clinical samples by real-time PCR. The obtained results demonstrate that this workflow is characterized by high sensitivity and linearity and ensures reliable, reproducible clinical diagnostics.

MeSH terms

  • Automation, Laboratory
  • Cytomegalovirus / genetics*
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections / diagnosis*
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections / virology
  • DNA, Viral / analysis*
  • DNA, Viral / isolation & purification*
  • Humans
  • Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques*
  • Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Viral Load


  • DNA, Viral