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.
- 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%
*Prospective data. See package insert for complete performance information.