The Alere BinaxNOW® Influenza A and B Test Card is an in vitro immunochromatographic test for the qualitative detection of nucleoprotein antigens of influenza type A and B in nasopharyngeal (PR) swab, nasal swab and specimens. collected by nasal wash / nasal aspiration. It contributes to the rapid differential diagnosis of influenza virus infections type A and B.
1 SAMPLE, 2 TESTS
Can be used with the RSV Alere BinaxNOW® screening card in children under 5 years of age, on an RP swab or as a nasal wash / nasal aspirate.
Provides clear, easy-to-read results
Can be used with nasal wash / nasal aspirate or nasopharyngeal swab specimens
Results are available in just 15 minutes
Requires reduced handling time
Provides accurate results and includes internal controls
CAN BE USED WITH DIFFERENT TRANSPORT ENVIRONMENTS
Amies, Dulbecco, M4, M4-RT, M5, M6, Saline, Tryptose Phosphate, Infused Calf Broth, Heart-Brain Infusion, Hank's Balanced Saline, Phosphate Buffered Solution, Stuart's Media and UTM-RT.
Method: lateral migration
Getting results: 15 minutes
Storage: 2 to 30 ° C
Shelf life: 24 months from the date of manufacture
Sensitivity: influenza A 70-89%; influenza B 50-69%
Specificity: influenza A 90 to 99%; influenza B 94 to 100%
Sample type: nasal wash / nasal aspiration, nasal swab, RP swab
Kit size: 22 tests
Contents of the kit:
22 test units
Positive control swab (inactivated influenza A and B)
Negative control swab (inactivated group A streptococcus)
Elution solution vials for controls
Instructions for use and description of the method
RP swabs and elution solution for patient samples (only in CLIA exempt kits)
* Data from 2 clinical studies, indicated in the package leaflet
An Alere BinaxNOW® Nasopharyngeal Swab Accessory Kit contains 22 RP swabs and 22 vials of elution solution, for use with our Alere BinaxNOW® Influenza A and B Test Card and Card Kits screening for RSV Alere BinaxNOW®.