HiberGene Diagnostics is a Dublin-based, private Irish company, that develops, manufactures and markets molecular diagnostic tests for human infectious diseases, using the LAMP (Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification) technology.
HiberGene is challenging long turnaround time for patient testing, carried out on expensive equipment with highly trained staff:
- Near–patient molecular diagnostics test menu and device that allow testing where the patient is
- Real-time, accurate results within 60 minutes
- Less than 10 minutes preparation time, minimal training and equipment requirements
- One portable, battery-operated machine for 12 of the most common infectious disease
In May 2020, HiberGene successfully completed the CE marking of a new fast molecular COVID-19 test. The new COVID-19 test, which expands the company’s product range to 13 tests. Positive results are returned within a few hours, enabling rapid diagnosis of the disease at the early and highly infectious stage of infection.