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The Sofia Strep A Fluorescent Immunoassay (FIA) uses advanced immunofluorescence-based lateral-flow technology to detect Group A Streptococcal antigens from throat swabs of symptomatic patients.

Features & Benefits

FeatureBenefit
Results in 5 minutes

Fast time to results for truly rapid strep testing

Self-contained test cassette

Clean, easy to use and dispose of

Fixed-volume pipette

Collects and dispenses correct amount of sample needed for testing

Objective result

Eliminates the subjectivity of a visual result

All components included in kit

Ready to use with Sofia, no need for additional equipment

Room temperature storage

No refrigerator space needed. No need to wait for reagents to warm up. Rapid strep tests can be run immediately as needed.

Product Specifications

Product Spec NameProduct Spec Data
Sample type

Throat swab

Time to results

5 minutes

Kit storage conditions

Room temperature (15°C to 30°C / 59°F to 86°F)

Controls

Positive and negative

Sensitivity*

90.6%

Specificity*

96.1%

Shelf life

24 months from date of manufacture

CLIA complexity

Moderate

Ordering Information

Catalog NumberDescriptionKit Size / Case Size
20253 US

Test Kit

25/15
20231 XUS

Test Kit

25/12