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MERIFLUOR® Pneumocystis
MERIFLUOR<sup>®</sup> Pneumocystis

Immunofluorescent assay for the detection of Pneumocystis carinii cysts and trophozites.

Product Details
Meridian Catalogue #: 222030
Kit Size 30 Determinations
Shelf Life from date of manufacture 18 Months
Storage Requirements Refrigerated
Specimen Type Bronchoalveolar Lavage, Bronchial Wash, Induced Sputum
Assay Format Direct Immunofluorescence
CE Marked Yes
Sensitivity 96%
Specificity 95%
Hazardous Harmful - Formaldehyde
Country of Origin USA
Available Within/Outside USA Yes
Suggested CPT Code 87281
Weight
Results Interpretation

Positive Test Result
Any specimen that contains two typical cysts exhibiting apple-green fluorescence of characteristic morphology should be considered positive for the presence of P. carinii.

Negative Test Result
A specimen that fails to exhibit the characteristic fluorescence described above. 

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