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Rapid Response Strep A Testing Kit 25/Box (CLIA Waived)

BTNX-STR-15S25

$ 34.00 $ 46.95

Test for strep a in your office quickly with Rapid Response Strep A Testing Kit. CLIA waived, rapid strep a detection kit. This kit uses a throat swab specimen technique, to aid in the diagnosis of Group A Streptococcal infections. During testing, the extracted throat swab specimen reacts with an antibody to Strep A that is coated onto particles. The mixture migrates up the membrane to react with the antibody to Strep A on the membrane and generates a red line in the test region. FDA Approved Product and Clia Waived.

Kit Contents:

    • (25) Dip Test Strips
    • (25) Disposable extraction test tubes
    • (25) Sterile Swabs (Dacron)
    • (1) Reagent A (2M Sodium Nitrite)
    • (1) Reagent B (0.4M) Acetic Acid)
    • (1) Positive control (Non-viable Strep A; 0.1% Nan3)
    • (1) Negative control (Non-viable Strep C'0.1% Nan3)
    • (1) Procedure card -package insert


       

      Reading Results:

      The presence of a red line in the test region indicates a positive result, while its absence indicates a negative result.

      1. 95% overall accuracy in Rare and 1+ colonies vs. Culture (Gold Standard)
      2. Easy to read results within five minutes or less -Internal and external controls included in each kit
      3. 18 month dating from manufacturer

      What is streptococcus (Strep A)?
      Group A streptococcus (Strep Throat) is a bacterium that is commonly found in the throat and on the skin. The letter "A" refers to a classification of bacteria in the genus Streptococcus according to the makeup of the organism's cell wall. Group A strep bacteria might cause no symptoms of disease, but they can also cause infections that range from mild to life-threatening. There are two types of very serious group A strep infections are necrotizing fasciitis and streptococcal toxic shock syndrome.

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