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Xpect™ Legionella Test

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Clinical Microbiology
Optimize your workflow by rapidly detecting Legionella pneumophila antigen directly from human urine specimens using Thermo Scientific™ Xpect™ Legionella Test. Combine excellent clinical performance with a simple, one-step procedure that offers accurate results in 45 minutes with strong positive results visible within 15 minutes.

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Description

Use this rapid, lateral flow immunoassay for the direct qualitative detection of Legionella pneumophila antigen. Enhance laboratory performance and efficiency with excellent clinical sensitivity and specificity and a simple one-step procedure.
  • Clearly visible, easy-to-read results in less than one hour
  • Detects both L. pneumophia serogroups 1 and 6
  • Less than one minute hands-on time
  • Excellent sensitivity and specificity
  • Convenient room-temperature or refrigerated storage
Xpect Legionella 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.

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

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