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qPCR kit for the detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii


Pneumocystis jirovecii is a common cause of life-threatening pneumonia in individuals with impaired immune systems. PneumID® is a multiplex qPCR test designed to detect genomic DNA of Pneumocystis jirovecii from human respiratory samples within 90 minutes of DNA extraction.


PneumID® is being targeted for use as an aid in the diagnosis of respiratory infections caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii.



  • 50 reactions
  • Detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii
  • Detection of human β-globin gene


  • Primer/Probe mix
  • qPCR master mix
  • RNase/DNase-free water
  • Positive Control
  • IEC template


  • Pneumocystis jirovecii
  • Human B-globin gene
  • IEC


  • Direct detection in clinical nucleic acid extracts
  • Results within 90 minutes of nucleic acid extraction
  • Internal extraction control (IEC) included
  • Human B-globin gene detection assay included as an endogenous internal control (IC) for assessment of specimen quality and nucleic acid extraction
  • Positive control included
  • ‘Ready to use’ reagents – no resuspension/dilution steps required
  • Suitable for real-time PCR instruments
  • From DNA extract to PCR result in 4 simple steps


PneumID® was developed, optimised and validated in strict compliance with the MIQE guidelines and is suitable for real-time PCR instruments, using hydrolysis probe detection chemistry.


OLM’s promise to you:

  • Assays professionally designed by an expert
  • Assays scientifically validated in our laboratory
  • Guaranteed high quality reagents
  • Exceptional value for money
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