Self-test at home to detect strep throat, an infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. The Strep A'lert test is very simple to perform, the sample is taken in a painless and non-invasive way.
Test Strep A'lert included:
Aluminum, airtight bag containing: test strip - 1 item, sachet with moisture absorber - 1 item, sterile swab - 1 item, sterile, wooden spatula - 1 item, bottle with extraction liquid 1 - 1 item, bottle with extraction liquid 2 - 1 item ., empty extraction tube - 1 pc, foam stand - 1 pc, instruction leaflet - 1 pc.
Test Strep A'lert operation:
Simple and painless to perform. Strep A'lert test allows you to detect Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria (group A streptococci) in a throat swab within a few minutes. By performing the test, you can quickly recognize angina and thus start appropriate treatment. This is important because angina is often mistaken for viral sore throat that is treated differently. Although the test is carried out at home, its effectiveness is comparable to laboratory tests.
The Strep A'lert test is intended to be used to detect Streptococcus pyogenes (group A streptococci) in a throat swab, i.e. to detect bacterial strep throat.
Store out of reach of children at room temperature. It is recommended to protect against moisture and light.
How to use the Strep A'lert Test:
For external use only. Read the package leaflet carefully before use. Wash your hands thoroughly before performing the test. Take a sample from the throat using a swab and spatula - standing in front of the mirror, tilt your head back and open your mouth, hold the tongue with a spatula, and with a cotton tip of the swab take a sample from the throat, area of the tonsils and red sore spots. Then insert the sample into the extraction tube. Add 6 drops from the bottle with the blue cap to the test tube, followed by 6 drops from the bottle with the green cap. A C-line should appear in the control area, which means the test is running correctly and the test has been performed correctly. In the absence of the C-line the test is invalid The appearance of the T line in the test area indicates a positive result, i.e. the presence of Streptococcus pyogenes.