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Products: illumigene® Molecular Diagnostic System
illumigene® Group A Streptococcus
<i><strong>illumi</strong>gene®</i> <i>C. difficile</i> NEW molecular assay for the detection of Group A Streptococcus
Group A Streptococcus is a bacterium commonly found in the human throat which causes acute pharyngitis, or strep throat. Accurate diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis followed by appropriate antibiotic therapy is important for the prevention and control of Group A Strep infections. illumigene® Group A Strep detects Streptococcus pyogenes in throat swab specimens. The test procedure is remarkably simple and highly sensitive. illumigene® Group A Strep is ideal for helping in early diagnosis and proper patient management of this common, sometimes serious disease.

Product Details
Meridian Catalogue #: 280150
Kit Size 50 Tests
Shelf Life from date of manufacture 18 Months
Storage Requirements 2°-27° C/External Controls 2°-8° C
Specimen Type Throat swab sample (Liquid Amies, without charcoal ; Liquid Stuart)
Assay Format Isothermal DNA amplification
CE Marked Yes
Sensitivity 98.0%
Specificity 97.7%
Hazardous No
Country of Origin USA
Available Within/Outside USA Yes
Suggested CPT Code 87651
Results Interpretation By illumipro-10™ incubator/reader
Negative
Positive