rapid pneumonia test / legionellosis / Legionella pneumophila / urine
852 Series

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Characteristics

  • Applications:

    pneumonia, legionellosis

  • Tested parameter:

    Legionella pneumophila

  • Sample type:

    urine

Description

Alere BinaxNOW™ Legionella Urinary Antigen Card is a rapid assay for the qualitative detection of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 antigen in urine samples from patients with symptoms of pneumonia. It is intended to aid in the presumptive diagnosis of Legionnaires’ disease caused by L. pneumophila serogroup 1 in conjunction with culture and other methods. The Alere BinaxNOW™ Legionella Urinary Antigen Card can be read visually through the window or with the Alere™ Reader.

The Alere™ Reader with Alere BinaxNOW™ Legionella Urinary Antigen Card is available only in select markets.

BENEFITS
Alere BinaxNOW™ Legionella Urinary Antigen Card provides accurate, rapid identification of Legionnaires’ disease caused by Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 with an easy-to-use technology. The Alere BinaxNOW™ Legionella Urinary Antigen Card can be read visually or with the Alere™ Reader which eliminates operator subjectivity and is designed to provide consistency in the reading of lateral flow test assays.