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Products: Alethia Group A Streptococcus
  Alethia Group A Streptococcus / illumigene Group A Streptococcus by Meridian Bioscience
Alethia GAS Molecular assay for the detection of Group A Streptococcus
Group A Streptococcus is a bacterium commonly found in the human throat which causes acute pharyngitis, or strep throat. Accurate diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis followed by appropriate antibiotic therapy is important for the prevention and control of Group A Strep infections. This test detects Streptococcus pyogenes in throat swab specimens and the procedure is remarkably simple and highly sensitive. Ideal for helping in early diagnosis and proper patient management of this common, sometimes serious disease.

Product Details
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Kit Size 50 Tests
Shelf Life from date of manufacture 18 Months
Storage Requirements 2°-27° C/External Controls 2°-8° C
Specimen Type Throat swab sample (Liquid Amies, without charcoal ; Liquid Stuart)
Assay Format Isothermal DNA amplification
CE Marked Yes
Sensitivity 98.0%
Specificity 97.7%
Hazardous No
Country of Origin USA
Available Within/Outside USA Yes