RAMP® FLU A + B TEST HIGHLIGHTS

  • Clinically proven to be more sensitive than BinaxNow¹
  • Provides rapid, objective, qualitative positive or negative results in 15 minutes
  • Rapid influenza virus detection combined with other infection control measures may help healthcare facilities improve patient care and help protect at-risk populations from this respiratory virus
  • Fast, objective results help the laboratory manage workflow
  • LIS connectivity capability
  • No external timer required
  • 24 Hour Technical Support available

¹ Clinical Evaluation of the 3M™ Rapid Detection Flu A + B Test; Ginocchio, C.C. et al.; North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, CVS Poster Presentation, Pan American Society for Clinical Virology Symposium (CVS) (2008)

RAMP® FLU A + B TEST PRINCIPLES

  • Differentiates between influenza A and B
  • Sample Medium: nasal wash/aspirate, nasopharyngeal aspirate and nasopharyngeal swab
  • Time to Result: ~15 minutes
  • Fluorescent-dyed particles coated with anti-influenza A and anti-influenza B antibodies bind to influenza A or B nucleoprotein antigens, respectively (if present in the sample)
  • Single use test cartridge with barcode defines lot specific calibration
  • Proprietary RAMP® buffer enhances performance
  • A calibrated transfer device is provided with every kit
  • For use with RAMP® 200 only

RAMP® FLU A + B TEST KIT

25 RAMP® Flu A + B test cartridges
25 RAMP® Flu A + B test tips (pouched with cartridges)
25 RAMP® Flu A + B sample buffer vials
25 Disposable Droppers
1 Positive Control Swab
1 Negative Control Swab
1 Transfer Device
1 Lot Card
1 Package Insert

*Equipment required, but not provided with the test kit: RAMP® 200
*Optional equipment, not provided with the test kit: Accessories

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