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rapid gastrointestinal infection test / norovirus / molecular
Xpert® Norovirus

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Characteristics

  • Applications:

    for gastrointestinal infections

  • Tested parameter:

    norovirus

  • Analysis mode:

    molecular

Description

Xpert® Norovirus
The most accurate, easiest to use and fastest result when time matters.

In the hospital setting, patients admitted with severe Norovirus infection can be a source of this infection to other patients. It is important that patients infected with Norovirus are identified as early as possible. Rapid molecular testing, when combined with prompt infection control measures of infected patients, provides an important new weapon in our battle against healthcare associated infections."


The Solution

Controlling a Norovirus outbreak requires an accurate, easy-to-use test that detects Noroviruses of genogroup I (GI) and genogroup II (GII), which are responsible for the majority of infections.

Xpert® Norovirus delivers:
High sensitivity and specificity with results in as little as one hour*, delivering accurate and actionable results for immediate decisions
Accurate identification of norovirus infections can help ensure adequate isolation management (guided cohorting)
Laboratory efficiencies with on-demand workflows requiring less than one minute of hands-on time
Optimized management of isolation beds for improved patient management and reduced costs