FluAlert A&B Product Sheet - 2 Pages

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FluAlert A&B Product Sheet

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• CLIA Classification: Waived • Simple, 15-minute rapid, visual, membrane test • Room temperature storage. • 18-month shelf life Specimen: Nasal Aspirates and Washes CPT Code: 87804QW* Sensitivity:   Flu A—76%   Flu B—90.5% Specificity:   Flu A—97.9%   Flu B—>99% * The SAS™ Flu A and B are run separately. Consequently, reimbursement can be claimed when running each Flu A and Flu B assay. Influenza A SAS™ Flu A is a qualitative test for the d ­ etection of Influenza A antigen from nasal aspirates and nasal washes. Detects the five most common strains. Influenza B SAS™ Flu B is a qualitative test for the d ­ etection of Influenza B ­ ntigen from a nasal aspirates and nasal washes. D ­ etects the five most common strains. Reliable Diagnostic Tests

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Test Procedure Acceptable specimens include nasal washes and nasal aspirates. 1. Remove the test device from the ­ rotective pouch p and place it on a flat surface. Label the device with patient or control identifications. 2. Mix ­­­­­ sample with extraction buffer and dispense 3-4 drops (approximately 150µL) of the extracted nasal specimen into the round sample well (see illustration). Wait for colored lines to ­ ppear. a Test Results 15 Minutes Read results after 15 minutes and no ­ater than l 30 minutes. Positive results may be observed in as short as 30 seconds depending on the c ­...

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