Thermo Scientific™

Xpect™ Flu A & B Test

 Related applications:
Clinical Microbiology
Rapidly detect Influenza A and Influenza B viral antigens from human nasal wash, nasal swab and throat swab specimens using Thermo Scientific™ Xpect™ Flu A & B Test. Maintain efficiency and productivity with a simple two-step procedure that offers accurate results in 15 minutes. When you need STAT testing or 24/7 coverage, choose Xpect.

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Description

Use this rapid, lateral flow immunoassay for the direct qualitative detection of Influenza A and Influenza B viral antigens. Reduce secondary testing, decrease unnecessary antibiotic use and guide appropriate antiviral therapy.


Accurate, Easy-to-Read Results
  • Improve patient management with accurate, easy-to-read results in just 15 minutes
  • Eliminate workflow bottlenecks with less than one minute hands-on time and a simple, walk-away procedure

Flexible Options
  • Flexible specimen storage, collection and transport options
  • Recent FDA clearance for analytical detection of cultured influenza A H7N9 virus

Xpect Flu A&B incorporates separate membrane strips for Influenza A and Influenza B. The patient specimen is diluted and added to both sample wells of the device. Antibody-coated color particles bind with target antigen in the diluted sample. The color-antibody/antigen complex moves along the test membrane. Immobilised antibodies specific to target antigen capture the color-labelled antigen complex at the test region, causing a clearly visible line to appear. This line will not appear in the absence of specific antigen. Immobilised, non-specific antibodies in the control region capture the color-labelled antibodies, whether antigen is present or not, resulting in a clearly visible control line.

Trust the entire family of Xpect rapid tests to deliver unparalleled diagnostic performance while offering ease-of-use, convenience and time savings. Each test is an immunochromatographic assay with a simple procedure that provides rapid, cost-effective detection to aid in the diagnosis of infections.

Xpect Flu A&B
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Xpect Rotavirus
Xpect Giardia
Xpect Cryptosporidium
Xpect Giardia/Cryptosporidium
Xpect Legionella

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