The Public Health Agency of Canada has an urgent need for reagents for use in COVID-19 testing.  The National Microbiology Lab (NML) is specifically looking for items on the list in the table below, as well as any other RNA extraction reagents.

If you can help, please connect directly with Steve Guercio, Executive Director, NML (steven.guercio@canada.ca).

 PCR 
1ABI TaqMan Fast Virus 1-step Master Mix1 x 10mL
2TaqPath 1-Step Multiplex MMThermofisher scientific (contains Mustang Purple reference dye)
3TAqPath 1-step multi NO ROXThermofisher scientific (contains no reference dye)
4LC Multiplex RNA virus MasterRoche
5LightMix® Modular Wuhan CoV E-gene assayRoche
6LightMix® Modular Wuhan CoV RdRp-gene asRoche
7Luna® Universal Probe One-Step RT-qPCR Kit (New England Biolabs (NEB))New England Biolabs
8geneXpert COVID-19 RUO 
   
 Extractions 
9ABI 5x MagMAX-96 viral isolation kit 
10 Carrier RNA /
11 MagMax Lysis/Binding Solution concentrate
12 Wash solution #1 concentrate
13 0.1nM EDTA in DEP-C Treated water
14 Wash solution #2 Concentrate 
15 7.  Tip Comb KF96 F/DWMAGNET CS100 / CA83007-594 – SKU for KingFisher Flex 96 tip comb for DW magnets
16 Plate PP 96 Deep V-BTM 2mL (Deep well) / CA11388-566 – sku for  Microtiter deep well 96 plate, V-bottom
17 96 well KF 200uL PK48 / CA83007-596- sku for KingFisher 96 KF plate (200 µl)
18MagMAX™-96 Viral RNA Isolation Kit from Thermo fisher 
19Biosprint 96 One-For-All Vet Kit (384) from Biovet INDICAL 
20Biomerieux Easymag and emagNUCLISENS easyMAG Lysis Buffer (pre dispensed in 2 ml tubes)
21 NUCLISENS easyMAG Wash Buffer 1
22 NUCLISENS easyMAG Wash Buffer 2
23 NUCLISENS easyMAG Wash Buffer 3
24 NUCLISENS easyMAG Silica
25 NUCLISENS easyMAG Lysis Buffer (1 liter, self dispense)
26 NUCLISENS easyMAG disposables
27MagNA Pure Compact Nucleic Acid Isolation Kit I        
28LightCycler® Multiplex RNA Virus Master: 
29Magna Pure consumablesREAGENT MAG NA PURE LC TOTAL ISOLATION KIT
30 REAGENT CAPILLARIES LC
31 REAGENT MAG NA PURE LC TUB LID SEAL
32 REAGENT MAG MA PURE LC TUB MEDIUM M20
33 REAGENT MAG NA PURE LC TUB LARGE
34 REAGENT MA NA PURE LC TUB LID SMALL MED
35 REAGENT MAG NA PURE LC TUB LID LARGE
36 REAGENT MAG NA PURE LC SAMPLE CART.
37 REAGENT MAG NA PURE LC PROCESS CART.
38 REAGENT MAG NA PURE LC TIP STAND
39 REAGENT MAG NA PURE LC CART. SEAL
40 REAGENT MAG NA PURE LC REACTION TIPS
41Qiagen QiaSymphonyQIAsymphony DSP Virus Pathogen mini kit (Buffer AVE, Carrier RNA),
42 Buffer ATL,
43 8-well Sample Cartridge
44 8-Rod Cover
45 Filter tip 200 ul
46 Filter tip 1500 ul
47Invitrogen SuperScript III Platinum 500 rxn One Step Real time kit