Actim Influenza A&B rapid test - 20 tests

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The rapid diagnosis of influenza is essential for managing the disease. Easy-to-use Actim Influenza A&B rapid dipstick test differentiates between influenza type A and B virus antigens in respiratory samples in just 10 minutes.

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Actim Influenza A&B rapid test is a rapid bedside test that differentiates between influenza type A and B virus antigen from respiratory samples in just 10 minutes.

Actim Influenza A&B test

  • Rapid dipstick test for detection and differentiation between influenza type A and B antigens
  • Detects the nucleoprotein part of the virus - nucleoproteins do not change yearly
  • Testing from various respiratory samples: nasal aspirates, nasal washes or swabs - suitable for viscous samples as well

Actim Influenza A&B test - Identifies also swine and avian flu

  • Specifically detects Influenza A and B viruses only - C type is less harmful
  • Detects a variety of Influenza A subtypes - such as H5N3, H7N3, H9N2, H5N1 ("avian flu") and H1N1v ("swine flu")
  • No cross-reaction with a variety of other respiratory viruses or bacteria, e.g. Adenovirus, RSV or Rhinovirus

Actim Influenza A&B test - Diagnose influenza without delay

  • Simple and quick test procedure
  • Hands-on time approx. 30 seconds, results ready within 10 minutes
  • Test kit contains all the necessary materials for sample collection and testing
  • Don't need any instrumentation - can be performed on the spot

Sample collection - Various specimen types

  • Specimen is a respiratory sample
  • Collect a sample: nasal swab, nasopharyngeal swab, nasal wash or nasal aspirate

Test procedure - Simpler and quicker than ever

1 A) Extraction for nasal/nasopharyngeal swab

  • Dispense 12 drops of Swab Extraction Buffer into the test tube
  • Place the swab into the test tube and swirl around for ~10 seconds

1 B) Extraction for nasal wash/aspirate

  • Dispense 3 drops of Extraction Buffer into the test tube
  • Mix well with dispensed sample

2) Dipping

  • Place the yellow dip area of the dipstick into test tube and leave it there untill reading

3) Test results - in 10 minutes

  • Positive result can be read as soon as it becomes visible
    = one blue line in the lower part of the result area: influenza A positive
    = one blue line in the middle part of the result area: influenza B positive
    = two blue lines in the result area: influenza A and B positive
  • Negative result should be confirmed at 10 minutes
    = only a black control line is visble     

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