FAQ: Which SARS-CoV-2 variants can the NEBNext VarSkip Short v2 SARS-CoV-2 Primers cover?

The VarSkip Short SARS-CoV-2 Short primers were designed to be variant tolerant. We have confirmed that these primers provide high genome coverage for the following variants:

  1. B.1.351 (Beta)
  2. P.1. (Gamma)
  3. B1.617.1 (Kappa)
  4. B.1.617.2 (Delta)
  5. B.1.617.3
  6. BA.1 (Omicron)
  7. BA.2 (Omicron)