Alere BinaxNOW® S. pneumoniae Antigen Card provides accurate, rapid identification of S. pneumoniae antigen in patients with pneumococcal pneumonia and pneumococcal meningitis with an easy-to-use technology, aiding physicians in providing rapid, focused therapy. This can lead to reducing healthcare costs, improving patient outcomes and aiding in the global fight against antibiotic resistance.
Alere BinaxNOW® Streptococcus pneumoniae Antigen Card
Alere BinaxNOW® S. pneumoniae Antigen Card is a rapid assay for the qualitative detection of S. pneumoniae antigen in the urine of patients with pneumonia and in the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) of patients with meningitis. It is intended to aid, in conjunction with culture and other methods, in the diagnosis of both pneumococcal pneumonia and pneumococcal meningitis.
Our rapid diagnostic tests are designed to help doctors, clinicians and caregivers in every care setting find answers more quickly because time is of the essence when health outcomes are at stake.
- Sample Type: Urine, CSF
- Time to Result: 15 minutes
- Kit Size: 12 or 22 tests
- Performance data:
- Urine Sensitivity/Specificity* – 86% / 94%
- CSF Sensitivity/Specificity** – 97% / 99%
See package insert for complete performance information.
|Alere BinaxNOW® Streptococcus pneumoniae Antigen Card
|22 test kit||710-000|
|Control Swab Pack (5 positive/ 5 negative)||710-010|