Dipstick Strep ARespiratory
The QuickVue Dipstick Strep A Test detects Group A Streptococcal antigen directly from patient throat swab specimens, or confirmation of presumptive Group A Streptococcal colonies recovered from culture and is used as an aid in the diagnosis of Group A Streptococcal infection.
The QuickVue Dipstick Strep A Test is intended for the rapid, qualitative detection of Group A Streptococcal antigen from throat swabs or confirmation of presumptive Group A Streptococcal colonies recovered from culture. The test is to be used to aid in the diagnosis of Group A Streptococcal infection. For use by healthcare professionals.
FEATURES & BENEFITS
|Dipstick||Easy to use|
|Results in 5 minutes||Test and treat in the same office visit|
|Two reagents||Fewer steps, easy to perform, requires minimal training|
|Two-color result||Easy to read and interpret|
|Pictorial Procedure Card||Clear and simple illustrations to guide the rapid strep A test procedure|
|All components included in kit||Ready to use, no need for additional equipment|
|Internal controls included||Provides verification of test strip functional integrity, increasing confidence in results|
|External controls included||Facilitates internal laboratory quality control|
|Room temperature storage||No refrigerator space needed. No need to wait for reagents to warm up.
Rapid strep A tests can be run immediately as needed.
|Sample type||Throat swab|
|Time to results||5 minutes|
|Kit storage conditions||Room temperature (15°C to 30°C/59°F to 86°F)|
|Internal Controls||Positive and negative|
|Shelf life||24 months from date of manufacture|
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