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Point-of-Care Testing for Acute Conjunctivitis

Acute conjunctivitis – more commonly known as “pink eye” – affects nearly 6.9 million people in the United States every year.1 Approximately 1 in 4 patients with acute conjunctivitis have confirmed adenoviral conjunctivitis.2,3 AdenoPlus is the first and only CLIA-waived, point-of-care test that detects all known serotypes of adenoviral conjunctivitis.

Early and accurate diagnosis of pink eye may prevent serious consequences including morbidity. Significant overlap exists in the clinical signs and symptoms of acute conjunctivitis and misdiagnosis by eye care professionals occurs in approximately 50% of conjunctivitis cases.4 With AdenoPlus you can make a rapid, accurate diagnosis before the patient leaves your office.

By implementing AdenoPlus into your practice, you can:

  • Isolate and manage contagious patients
  • Prevent the spread of infection
  • Reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions
  • Reduce potential ocular allergies and toxicities associated with unnecessary antibiotic use
  • Help prevent antibiotic resistance

References

1 Thomson Reuters Medstat Marketscan Data, 2005.

2 Sambursky R, Trattler W, Tauber S, et al. Sensitivity and specificity of the AdenoPlus test for diagnosing adenoviral conjunctivitis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131:17-22.

3 Sambursky R, Tauber S, Schirra F, et al. The RPS Adeno Detector for diagnosing adenoviral conjunctivitis. Ophthalmology. 2006 Oct;113(10):1758-64.

4 O’Brien TP, Jeng BH, McDonald M, et al. Acute Conjunctivitis: truth and misconceptions. Curr Med Res Opin 2009; 25(8):1953-1961

Features & Benefits

FeatureBenefit
Sample collector

Sterile sampling fleece allows for a small fluid sample to be tested

Results in 10 minutes

Test and treat in the same office visit

Identifies subclinical findings

Eliminates guess work, confirms diagnosis

One reagent

Few steps, easy to perform, require minimal training

Two-color result

Easy to read and interpret

All components included in kit

Ready to use, no need for additional equipment

External controls available

Facilitates internal laboratory quality control

Room temperature storage

No need for refrigeration, can be stored in exam rooms

Product Specifications

Product Spec Name
Information to come. Contact your customer service rep directly or call 800.874.1517 for more information.

Ordering Information

Catalog NumberDescriptionKit Size / Case Size
RPS-AD

AdenoPlus Test Kit

10 tests
RPS-ADSTD

AdenoPlus External Controls