AllTEST Strep A Rapid Test Box of 20
The AllTEST Strep A Rapid Test is designed to identify Group A Streptococcal infections through the qualitative detection of Strep antigens from throat swab samples. Utilizing this test can provide you with an effective and accurate diagnosis for a variety of illnesses caused by the bacteria.
This test kit if fully CE certified and MHRA registered. Please note it is suitable for Point of Care (POC) settings only.
- 20 tests kits per box
- UK MHRA registered
- CE for UK & EU markets
- Control line in Red
- Easy to understand operation
- Quick results in under 5 minutes
- Storage at 2-30°C
- Sensitivity: 95.1%
- Accuracy: 97.1%
- Specificity: 97.8%
- Expiry 11/2024
- Test Cassettes
- Sterile Swabs
- Extraction Tubes
- Extraction Reagent 1 Solution Bottle (2M NaNO2)
- Extraction Reagent 2 Solution Bottle (0.027M Citric Acid)
- Postive Control Swab
- Negative Control Swab
The AllTEST Strep A Rapid Test is for Point of Care (POC) use only.
What is Strep A?
Strep A (Streptococcus A) is the name for a certain type of Strep throat bacteria. Strep A is responsible for many cases of Strep throat and other diseases, such as Scarlet fever, Necrotizing Fasciitis (flesh-eating disease), and Toxic shock syndrome. Strep A can cause serious complications if left untreated including rheumatic fever, scarlet fever, impetigo, cellulitis, pneumonia and abscesses in internal organs. It is important to seek medical attention when experiencing symptoms associated with Strep A infections in order to avoid possible complications.
Children are particularly vulnerable to Strep A infections, due to their weaker immune systems. Strep A can cause serious and even life-threatening side effects in children. If a child shows signs of Strep A infection, medical attention should be sought immediately. Treatment for Strep A in children is similar to that for adults, but may sometimes require additional medication or interventions depending on the severity of the condition. It is important to understand the dangers associated with Strep A and take appropriate steps to ensure your child's safety. With proper treatment and prevention, Strep A can be prevented from causing serious complications.
If you have been exposed to Strep A or think you may have Strep A, it is important to contact your doctor right away. Strep A can be very dangerous if left untreated so seeking medical attention as soon as possible is crucial.
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