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Infections Diseases

COMMUNITY ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA

RDB2135 CAP Bacteria

Common cultivation times for detection of bacterial pathogens causing pneumonia are generally 24 – 48 hours.
Therefore it‘s not possible to initiate a specific antibiotic therapy within few hours after hospitalization.

However these goal can be attained with the kit AID CAP Bacteria.

It detects specific the most common pathogens causing pneumonia within 4 hours. With the differentiation of pathogens on the test strip, a specific antibiotic therapy is now possible.

The mortality rate especially in elderly patients can be decreased. Also a shortened length of stay and resulting hospital cost reduction is achieved.

 

 

Characteristics

  • Designed for initial screening for bacterial CAP pathogens in one step multiplex PCR
  • Differentiation in 9 types of the most frequent microorganisms causing pneumonia
  • Specimen: bronchoalveolar lavage, sputum or pharyngeal swab and bacterial culture
  • Results within 4 hours
  • Suited for automates systems
  • Control bands on every strip shows correct DNA isolation, amplification and hybridization
  • Evaluation and documentation with AID scanner and software

 

Reader Systems

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