Clearview® Exact Influenza A&B

Posted by admin on May 14th, 2014

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Clearview® Exact Influenza A & B is a rapid diagnostic test for the qualitative detection and differentiation of Influenza A and B virus antigen directly from nasal swabs. The test is used to aid in the diagnosis of Influenza infection. This is a rapid immunoassay test with results in just 15 minutes.

Not available for sale in the United States.

Product exclusively available for export to select markets.

SKU: 506834 Category:

Description

Benefits

Rapid diagnosis of influenza A and B has become more important due to the availability of effective antiviral therapy. Rapid diagnosis of influenza using the Clearview® Exact Influenza A & B test can lead to:

  • Reduced hospital stays
  • Reduced antimicrobial use
  • Reduced cost of hospital care

The benefits from using the Clearview® Exact Influenza A & B rapid test include:

  • Simple to use: minimal training required.
  • Convenient: Contains all you need to perform a flu test. No additional accessory packs are required.
  • Clear: Clear results, simple interpretation
  • Fast: Results available in just 15 minutes
  • Easy: Requires no hands-on time
  • Reliable: Provides accurate results and includes built-in controls

 

Specifications

Influenza A 
Clearview® Exact Influenza A&B correlation with RT-PCR
Sensitivity 81.7%
Specificity 98.5%

Influenza B
Clearview® Exact Influenza A&B correlation with RT-PCR
Sensitivity 88.6%
Specificity 97.4%

  • Store test at room temperature – 15-30°C
  • Lateral flow test
  • 15 minute read time
  • Nasal swab sample type
  • Shelf life – 24 months from the date of manufacturing.

Part numbers: 20 Tests 506761, 5 Tests 506834 Kit Contains:

  • Pouched Devices
  • Swab Extraction Reagent
  • Nasal Foam Swabs
  • Cardboard Workstation
  • Positive and Negative Control Swabs
  • Package Insert
  • Procedure Card

References

For more information about influenza, the 2009 pandemic, please see the following links:

WHO – http://www.who.int/topics/influenza/en/

US CDC – http://www.cdc.gov/flu/other_flu.htm

European CDC –http://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/healthtopics/influenza/Pages/index.aspx (europe only)

Japanese IDSC Weekly Surveillance –http://idsc.nih.go.jp/idwr/kanja/weeklygraph/01flu-e.html