d04a.JPG (12101 bytes)The test is a rapid immunoassay for the qualitative detection of Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia lamblia specific antigens in aqueous extracts of fecal specimens. The ImmunoCard Stat test is intended for use by professional laboratories as an aid in the detection of suspected Cryptosporidium or Giardia infections. It provides a more efficient way to diagnose two of the most common causes of parasitic intestinal disease. Its simple, 10-minute format produces definitive results that are easily and accurately interpreted.
     The technology simultaneously distinguishes between two organisms with one rapid assay test. Proven monoclonal antibody technology delivers sensitivity of 97% and specificity of 100% for both organisms.
Meridian Bioscience Inc
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