Inverness Medical launches C diff Quik Chek test
Techlab C diff Quik Chek Complete
Inverness Medical has announced the launch of Techlab C diff Quik Chek Complete test as an in vitro diagnostic aid for Clostridium difficile associated diseases.
The Techlab C Diff Quik Chek Complete detects glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH) and C difficile toxins A and B in one assay and can be used for screening while confirming the presence of toxigenic C difficile strains.
C difficile antigen GDH is common to all strains of C difficile and has been identified as an excellent screening marker for the infection.
The test provides results in less than 30 minutes from faecal samples, enabling rapid diagnosis and initiation of appropriate patient management.
In addition, it detects toxigenic and non-toxigenic strains, including the new hyper-virulent C difficile strain BI/NAP1/027.
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