CLIA COVID-19 RBD/NP Ag

Chemiluminescence kit for the determination of antigen SARS-CoV-2 Spike Glycoprotein S1 RBD + SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid Protein in human serum and plasma

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Catalog Number: CL-COVAg100
Size: 100 tests
Regulatory status: CE IVD
Clinical topic: COVID-19
Diagnostic panel: COVID-19
Respiratory Diseases
Vaccination Monitoring
CLIA COVID-19 RBD/NP Ag
  • Detection of SARS-CoV-2 antigen, structural proteins of the virus
  • Screening test to identify COVID-19 infected individuals
  • Intended for human nasopharyngeal swab samples

Coronaviruses belong to the family of enveloped RNA viruses. In humans, they cause diverse clinical pictures, from the common cold to severe respiratory syndromes (MERS, SARS, and COVID-19). SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19, is a respiratory virus discovered in 2019. It is primarily transmitted to an individual through close contact with an infected person, during which infectious droplets spread to the environment. Symptoms of COVID-19 are highly variable, ranging from none to life-threatening illness.

Efficient and timely testing for COVID-19 is not only required for individual patient management but at a population-level is a key component of public health efforts to control the pandemic. Whilst PCR testing remains the gold standard for diagnosing SARS-CoV-2 infection, antigen testing provides an important alternative. Antigen tests detect structural proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The following categories of people should be tested in both the public and private health sectors: hospitalized patients, any person with COVID-19 symptoms, and those who are close contacts of confirmed cases, including asymptomatic contacts.

The automated CLIA COVID-19 Antigen test is especially useful to investigate a high number of patients in hospitals and identify the positive ones.

Technical specifications

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Technical data

Assay stability (on board)30 days
Sample matrix Serum, Plasma
Assay/kit contentReagent Cartridge with specific reagents for the assay, magnetic particles, calibrators
Complementary productsWash buffer, Anchor® Tips, Stackable cuvettes, Trigger solutions

References

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