The QuickVue In-Line Strep A Test uses a unique in-line extraction to detect group A streptococcal antigen directly from patient throat swab specimens. Two-color results give clear readability and proven accuracy provides for dependable results. This is a true one-step test and is the first rapid strep A test waived under CLIA ’88.
The QuickVue In-Line Strep A Test is a lateral-flow immunoassay utilizing an in-the-device antigen extraction. The test, containing a highly specific and sensitive antibody reactive to the Strep A antigen, is specific to group A with no crossreactivity to other groups of Streptococci.
FEATURES & BENEFITS
|Results in 5 minutes||Test and treat in the same office visit|
|One reagent||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|
|External Controls||Positive and negative|
|Overall accuracy*||96% overall agreement to SBA culture|
|Shelf life||24 months from date of manufacture|
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