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mariPOC® respi test for influenza-like illnesses

The mariPOC® respi test covers 11 pathogens for detection of influenza-like illnesses with laboratory level performance. The test is performed from either minimally invasive nasopharyngeal swab samples or aspirate samples. Over ¾ of positive samples are reported in only 20 minutes allowing treatment decision making without delays. Low positive and negative results are reported within 2 hours.

Test panel:

  • Influenza A virus
  • Influenza B virus
  • Respiratory syncytial virus
  • Human coronavirus OC43
  • Human metapneumovirus
  • Human bocavirus
  • Parainfluenza virus type 1
  • Parainfluenza virus type 2
  • Parainfluenza virus type 3
  • Adenovirus
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae

 

Sample pretreatment –  Nasopharyngeal swab

1. Take a sample from the nasopharynx with flocked swab (Copan or MWE) and insert the swab into a test tube
2. Dispense sample buffer and vortex
3. Insert the bar coded test tube into the analyser for automated analysis

►  Test procedure for nasopharyngeal swab samples in respiratory tract infections

 

Sample pretreatment – Nasopharyngeal aspirate

1. Take 300 ul of aspirate sample
2. Dispense sample buffer and vortex

3. Insert the bar coded test tube into the analyser for automated analysis

Test procedure for nasopharyngeal aspirates in respiratory tract infections