Rapid infectious disease test Legionella
Legionella pneumophilaurine

rapid infectious disease test
rapid infectious disease test
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Characteristics

Applications
for infectious diseases
Micro-organism
Legionella pneumophila
Sample type
urine

Description

Rapid test for serogroup 1 Legionella pneumophila antigens in urine Rapid - Easy handling in only 1 step - Results in 15 minutes High performances - Specificity 99% - Sensitivity 99% Convenient - Compatible with Biosynex® Reader - Positive control included - 18 months shelf life - Storage between 2-30°C THE SOLUTION Legionnaires’ disease is a serious form of pneumonia, whose mortality reaches 10-15% in healthy people. The disease can cause flu symptoms followed by a dry cough, frequently progressing to pneumonia. The incubation period normally lasts from 2 to 10 days, with the disease is typically occurring after 3 to 6 days. Legionellosis can occur as an epidemic of two or more cases, following a single-source limited exposure in time and space, in the form of a series of independent cases serial in an area where the disease has become very endemic ; or as sporadic cases with no obvious geopgraphic or temporal grouping. BIOSYNEX® Legionella is a single-use immunochromatographic rapid test, for serogroup 1 Legionella pneumophila infection early diagnostics, by specific antigen detection in urine.
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