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Meridian Bioscience™ illumigene™ C. difficile Test Kit

Molecular assay for the detection of C. difficiles in stool

Manufacturer:  Meridian Bioscience™ 280050

Catalog No. 23-029-252

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Includes: Kits contain Sample Preparation Apparatus, test Device containing one dry reagent lyosphere in each of two chambers; a TEST Chamber with C. difficile specific primers a CONTROL Chamber with S. aureus specific primers necessary to complete 50 tests.



illumigene kits were rebranded as Alethia. Product is identical only the name is different. No validation of Alethia is needed if currently using illumigene version. If discontinued illumigene kits are ordered the Alethia version will ship. New Number is  23029002

DNA Amplification Assay for the Detection of Cytotoxigenic C. difficile in Stool Specimens.

  • Simple, flexible, cost-effective molecular assay for C. difficile detection.
  • Allows addition of molecular assays without the cost of additional labor or capital expenditures.
  • Specimen Type: Unformed stool
  • Assay Format: Isothermal DNA amplification
  • CE marked
  • Sensitivity: 95.2%
  • Specificity: 95.3%


CE Marked



CE Marked
Detection of Cytotoxigenic C. difficiles in Stool Specimens
Illumigene Clostridium difficile Test Kit
50 Tests
Sample preparation apparatus, dry reagent Lyosphere, C. difficile specific primers, control chamber with S. aureus specific primers
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