PentaBase is testing you for COVID-19 with the market's leading PCR test. Pentabase delivers your test results with the highest sensitivity and speed within 2 hours. Click on the buttons to book your test at one of our facilities or contact us for options for us to come out to your site.


As the world's leading experts in sensitive real-time PCR, we have developed sensitive and specific RT qPCR assays for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 and mutations quickly, sensitively, and selectively with the use of standard laboratory equipment.
CoviDetect™ FAST – A multiplex assay for detection of COVID-19 on Real-Time PCR in 51 minutes

SARS-CoV-2 Detection

PentaBase’s CoviDetect™ FAST diagnostic assay is a real-time RT (Reverse transcriptase) PCR assay, which is based on highly sensitive technology that is used to detect SARS-CoV-2 virus in patients, without eliminating the possibilities of co-infections with other viruses or bacteria.

The assay can be applied to standard real-time PCR equipment and Nucleic Acid Extraction Instruments using standard procedures. With the use of CoviDetect™ FAST assay, detection of the RNA presence of the virus will provide a quick, sensitive, and selective nucleic Acid extraction, and real-time RT-PCR analysis in only 51 minutes.


PentaBase Develops Assays for COVID-19 Mutations

PentaBase is proud to be one of the only European companies that offer SARS-CoV-2 mutation assays, which can detect the more infectious variants, cluster B.1.1.7, cluster B.1.351/501YV2, cluster P.1, and mutation N439K.

With our CoviDetect™ COVID-19 Mutation RT-PCR Assays, genetic variations from positive SARS-CoV-2 samples can be detected quickly, sensitively, and selectively by real-time RT-PCR followed by a DNA melt analysis.

Results are for the detection of genetic variations N501Y, P681H, Del69-70, E484K, N439K, and A701V and we will always have an analysis in case of a new variant.

About Us

PentaBase is an innovative biotech company located in the heart of Denmark. We specialise in custom oligonucleotide production and development of in vitro diagnostic assays for real-time PCR with special focus on the detection of SARS-CoV-2 and somatic mutations in cancer.

For more than 10 years, PentaBase has created real-time PCR-based products for researchers and medical professionals exploring new treatments and helping patients worldwide. Our products are based on our proprietary technology, Intercalating Nucleic Acids (INAs®), providing unique abilities in analysis and manipulation of genetic material.

We believe in open-platform designs and are making all of our products compatible with standard equipment used in molecular biology facilities around the world.


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Vi er snart klar med hjemmetests
- "Det er meget nemmere selv at tage en prøve frem for podning, også for børn. Testen kan fx være relevant for personale og beboere på plejehjem (...), siger Administrerende Direktør hos PentaBase, Ulf Bech Christensen.

Produktet som @SSI_dk er i gang med at udvikle kan allerede findes på PentaBases hylder - og vi er derfor mere end klar til at hjælpe.

TUI sikrer at deres kunder kan komme pĂĄ ferie uanset om det offentlige ikke kan levere Coronatestsvar tids nok. Det er god kundeservice.

We are proud to enable the possibilities to setup fast track COVID-19 testing in airports around the world. Now Faroe Islands, Germany and Greenland is on the list. Enjoy your travelling and holidays. Next step is reducing time by one hour more.


Most frequent questions and answers

COVID-19/SARS CoV-2 is the definition of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrom – Coronavirus 2, which is the strain of Coronavirus that causes the COVID-19, and is the virus responsible for the current pandemic.

Yes, PentaBase will test all samples for cluster B.1.1.7, cluster B.1.351/501YV2, cluster P.1 and Mutation N439K without further cost, to offer an even better service for all our customers.

PentaBase has become an active part in the fight against COVID-19. Through a rapid effort of our researchers, we developed a sensitive and specific multiplex RT qPCR version of the COVID-19 test, CoviDetect™. The test is unique as it allows testing of three times as many samples with the use of standard laboratory equipment. 

With the use of our technology, we are able to detect SARS-CoV-2 and any of its mutations.

Yes, we are testing for COVID-19 and antibodies for COVID-19.

We are testing for COVID-19 through a sample from the throat with a special swab, and is collected by a medical professional.

Our COVID-19 test is a RT-PCR test and the sample will  be analysed in our laboratory to detect any cases of COVID-19.

Our antibody test is conducted on serum prepared from venous blood collected from qualified personnel. For children between the ages 3-15, the sample is collected through the finger.

Our testing/detection service is offered to both private persons and companies in the need of a quick test service. 

We do not provide COVID-19 tests for children under the age of 3. 

For more information on our service for companies, click here.

PentaBase offers a travel certificate provided with results of the COVID-19 RT-PCR test and Antibody (IgM) test.

When your COVID-19 RT-PCR and antibody test result is ready, you will recieve a text message and an e-mail with a link to your COVID-19 travel certificate.

Read more about how PentaBase can help you in relation to travel here. 

We offer COVID-19 test services for private people at our location in Odense, Esbjerg, Aarhus, Aalborg and Herlev.

Click here to book an appointment. 

We offer COVID-19 test services for companies through a medical professional out to their desired location, or companies can come to our location in Odense, Esbjerg, Aarhus or Herlev.

We offer 4 services: Super Express, Express, Same Day and Next Day. 

Super Express = You receive your test result after 2 hours. 

Express = You receive your test result after 4 hours. 

Same Day = You receive your test result during the same day you have got tested, no later than 20pm.

Next Day = You receive your test result during the next day, and no later than 20pm

Book your test here.

PentaBase provides a antibody Test (IgM/IgG), which can be booked through our website: 

PentaBase is testing for COVID-19 antibodies with the use of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and a blood sample from a person, which makes it possible to detect for the presence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind COVID-19.

Our COVID-19 test is based on our proprietary, patented technology and validated in close collaboration with Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen and Novo Nordisk. 

Our COVID-19 test has a market-leading sensitivity and is therefore able to detect even small amounts of virus. With this sensitivity, it is possible to detect virus 2-4 days before it can be passed on to others.

If you, or someone you know, have been tested positive for COVID-19, you can read more about how to behave here.

The samples are handled anonymously, and the testing is done according to the GDPR-requirements.

We are always ready to answer any question you may have. Don’t hesitate to contact us!

Call +45 36 96 94 96 or send an email to moc.esabatnep@ofni