Meridian Bioscience™ illumigene™ Bordetella Pertussis Kit

Diagnostic system for detection of Bordetella pertussis in nasopharyngeal swab samples

Manufacturer: MERIDIAN BIOSCIENCE 280750

Catalog No. 23-029-263


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Includes: illumigene™ Pertussis Assay Control/Negative Control Reagent, illumigene Pertussis Test Device, illumigene Pertussis Sample Buffer, Mineral Oil


    For Use With (Application) Detection of Bordetella pertussis in nasopharyngeal swab samples
    Quantity 50 Tests
    Sensitivity Drift 87.8%
    Shelf Life 18 months
    Storage Requirements 2° to 30°C

    Bordetella Pertussis is the pathogen responsible for the endemic respiratory disease whooping cough. Although there is a vaccine available, it is currently showing an increase of reportable infections in the US. Molecular assays are increasingly being used due to improved sensitivity and rapid turnaround time.

    • Based on loop-mediated isothermal DNA amplification (LAMP) technology
    • Result interpretation in less than 1 hour by illumipro-10 Incubator/Reader
    • High sensitivity (87.8%) and specificity (97.8%)
    • Quicker initiation of patient treatment
    • Small instrument footprint
    • Simple testing protocol, easily train all laboratory personnel

    The device is not intended for point-of-care use.

    Healthcare industry

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