rapid preterm delivery test / IGFBP-1 / cervical secretion
31930ETAL, 31931ETAL



  • Applications:

    preterm delivery

  • Tested parameter:


  • Sample type:

    cervical secretion


Alere Actim® Partus is a useful aid in the management of suspected preterm delivery.

It is a simple, one-step dipstick test for detecting the presence of phosphorylated IGFBP-1 in cervical secretions to observe the risk of preterm or imminent delivery when fetal membranes are intact.

A negative result is a safe indication that imminent delivery is highly unlikely.

A negative result gives reliable and reassuring evidence that hospitalisation is not necessary, allowing the patient to return home.