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Streptococcus pneumoniae BinaxNOW

Catalogue Number: 
710012
Qty/Size: 
12 Tests
Sample: 
Urine or Cerebral Spinal Fluid
Format: 
Testcard

Rapid test for the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen

Overview

The Binax NOW® Streptococcus pneumoniae Test is an in vitro rapid immunochromatographic assay for the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) antigen in the urine of patients with pneumonia and in the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) of patients with meningitis. It is intended, in conjunction with culture and other methods, to aid in the diagnosis of both pneumococcal pneumonia and pneumococcal meningitis.