MERIFLUOR® Pneumocystis

Catalog Number: 222030

Product Description

DFA for the Detection of Pneumocystis carinii cysts and Trophozoites in Respiratory Specimens.

Merifluor® Pneumocystis is a direct fluorescence assay based on highly specific monoclonal antibodies for the detection of Pneumocystis carinii cystis and trophozoites in direct smears of respiratory tract specimens, such as induced sputum, bronchoalveolar lavage, nasal aspirates and biopsies. The slides must be red using a fluorescence microscope equipped with FITC filter.

MERIFLUOR® Pneumocystis

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    Product Specification 

    Catalog Number: 222030
    Assay Format: Direct Immunoflorescence Assay (DFA)
    Kit Size: 30 tests
    Specimen Type: Respiratory specimens (induced sputum, bronchoalveolar lavage, nasal aspirates and biopsies)
    Sensitivity: 96%
    Specificity: 95%
    Time to Results (TAT): 40 min
    Kit Storage Requirements: 2-8°C
    Shelf Life: 18 months
    Manufacturer: Meridian Bioscience, Inc.
    GMDN: 30673
    CE: YES
    FDA: YES
    Availability: European Union
    Other countries: Please Contact Us or visit our Distributor page.