Thermo Scientific™

Staphaurex™ Plus Latex Agglutination Test

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Clinical Microbiology
Identify staphylococci which possess clumping factor, protein A, and/or surface antigens, including those characteristic of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) strains, using the Thermo Scientific™ Staphaurex™ Plus Latex Agglutination Test.

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Description

Use this rapid latex agglutination test which utilises yellow latex particles coated with human fibrinogen for the detection of clumping factor, specific IgG for the detection of protein A, and surface antigens characteristic of MRSA and MSSA strains.

In the presence of target organisms, the latex particles agglutinate to give a strong and easily visible positive reaction. In the absence of target organisms the particles remain in smooth suspension.

Proven Performance
  • Rely on tried-and-true tests with more than 50 years of combined proven performance
  • Maintain confidence with greater than 99% sensitivity (according to data available in the package inserts)

Workflow Efficiency
  • Clear-cut, robust reactions provide easy-to-read results
  • Improve productivity with compact kit configurations, color-coded reagents, and convenient workstations

Economical Solution
  • Maximize spending efficiency with the option of purchasing separate kit components
  • Save time, money, and resources by turning to one company, one source, for a complete set of Staph identification solutions

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