1. This package insert must be read completely before performing the test. Failure to follow directions in package insert may yield inaccurate test results.
2. For professional in vitro diagnostic use only. Do not use after expiration date.
3. Do not eat, drink or smoke in the area where the specimens or kits are handled.
4. Do not use test if pouch is damaged.
5. Handle all specimens as if they contain infectious agents. Observe established precautions against microbiological hazards throughout in the collection, handling, storage, and disposal of patient samples and used kit contents.
6. Wear protective clothing such as laboratory coats, disposable gloves and eye protection when specimens are assayed.
7. Viral Transport Media (VTM) may affect the test result, do not store specimens in viral transport media; extracted specimens for PCR tests cannot be used for the test.
8. Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
9. Please ensure that an appropriate amount of samples are used for testing. Too much or too little sample size may lead to deviation of results.
10.The used test should be discarded according to local regulations.
11.Humidity and temperature can adversely affect results.
1. Insert a sterile swab into the nostril of the patient, reaching the surface of the posterior nasopharynx.
2. Swab over the surface of the posterior nasopharynx.
3. Withdraw the sterile swab from the nasal cavity
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Allow the test, extracted specimen and/or controls to equilibrate to room temperature (15-30°C) prior to testing.
1. Remove the test from the sealed foil pouch and use it within one hour. Best results will be obtained if the test is performed immediately after opening the foil pouch.
2. Invert the specimen collection tube and add 3 drops of extracted specimen to each of the specimen well(S) respectively and then start the timer.
3. Wait for the colored line(s) to appear. Read the result at 15 minutes. Do not interpret the result after 20 minutes.
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Nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat, myalgia and diarrhea are found in a few cases. Influenza (commonly known as ‘flu’) is a highly contagious, acute viral infection of the respiratory tract. It is a communicable disease easily transmitted through the coughing and sneezing of aerosolized droplets containing live virus. Laboratory identification of human influenza virus infections is commonly performed using direct antigen detection, virus isolation in cell culture, or detection of influenza-specific RNA by reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). Rapid tests for influenza A and B virus infections, which can provide results within 30 minutes.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), which causes infection of the lungs and breathing passages, is a major cause of respiratory illness in young children. In adults, it may only produce symptoms of a common cold, such as a stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, mild headache, cough, fever, and a general feeling of being ill.Most children with RSV infection, both those who were hospitalized and those who were treated as outpatients, had no coexisting medical conditions or characteristics that significantly identified them as being at greater risk for severe RSV disease, except for being under 2 years of age.