rapid respiratory infection test / Bordetella / nasopharyngeal
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Characteristics

  • Applications:

    for respiratory infections

  • Tested parameter:

    Bordetella

  • Sample type:

    nasopharyngeal

Description

The ARIES® Bordetella Assay rapidly detects Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis from nasopharyngeal swab (NPS) specimens using a sample to answer platform
ARIES® Bordetella Assay Overview


Pertussis is also known as whooping cough. The infection is known to cause life-threatening complications among infants and small children, leading to an estimated 195,000 deaths annually around the world.1



For cases of suspected pertussis, a contagious bacterial disease that can be difficult to distinguish from other upper respiratory infections, the ARIES® Bordetella Assay detects Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis DNA from nasopharyngeal swab specimens. The real-time PCR assay runs on ARIES® Systems to provide specific diagnostic results in less than two hours. The assay is CE Marked and FDA cleared for IVD use.