ICON DS Strep A
The ICON® DS Strep A—Direct Group A Streptococcus Antigen TestStrip is a rapid immunochromatographic assay for the qualitative detection of Group A Streptococcal antigen directly from throat swab specimens.
ICON DS Strep A is a simple, easy-to-use, CLIA-waived dipstick format test. In as little as five minutes, you will have accurate results so you can begin your patient’s treatment immediately and confidently. With outstanding performance, even in low colony count samples and simple-to-interpret test results, there is little chance for misdiagnosis, minimizing the chance of rheumatic fever or over-prescription of antibiotics.
ICON DS Strep A Features:
- 96.2% sensitivity, 98.7% specificity and 98.0% overall accuracy.
- Results in 5 minutes.