Alere Actim® Partus

Posted by admin on March 14th, 2014


Alere Actim® Partus is a useful aid in the management of suspected preterm delivery.

It is a simple, one-step dipstick test for detecting the presence of phosphorylated IGFBP-1 in cervical secretions to observe the risk of preterm or imminent delivery when fetal membranes are intact.

A negative result is a safe indication that imminent delivery is highly unlikely.

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A negative result gives reliable and reassuring  evidence that hospitalisation is not necessary, allowing the patient to return home.


  • Gives a rapid result in 5 minutes, without the need for laboratory equipment or specialist training.
  • Easy to perform near to the patient.
  • Can be used from 22 weeks until full term.
  • Can be stored at room temperature for up to two years from date of manufacture.