Optimize your workflow by rapidly detecting Respiratory Syncytial Virus antigen (RSV) directly from nasopharyngeal specimens in neonatal and pediatric patients using Thermo Scientific™ Xpect™ RSV Test. Combine excellent clinical performance with a simple, 2-step procedure that offers accurate results within 15 minutes.
Use this rapid, lateral flow immunoassay for the direct qualitative detection of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Reduce secondary testing, decrease unnecessary antibiotic use and guide appropriate antiviral therapy.
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
Stock up with 18-month shelf life at room-temperature storage
Offers flexible specimen storage, collection, and transport options
Xpect RSV uses antibody-coated color particles to bind with target antigen in the 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.
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