The combined accuracy and speed of Alere™ i Strep A enables you to deliver actionable results in allowing for the targeted use of antibiotics and antivirals in any healthcare setting.
Rapid identification and consequent prompt treatment of patients with pharyngitis due to Strep A can reduce the risk of spread, can allow patients to return to school or work sooner, and may reduce the acute morbidity of this illness.1
Alere™ i is a revolutionary platform for the rapid, molecular detection of Infectious Diseases. Alere™ i Strep A is the latest test available and provides accurate results in 8 minutes or less, making it significantly faster than other molecular methods and more accurate2 than conventional rapid testing.
Alere also offers a range of rapid point-of-care Strep A tests including Alere™ TestPack, Acceava® and Clearview®, which all provide results in 5 minutes and are easy to use in the primary care clinic.
- Gerber, M.A. and Shulman, S.T. (2004) Rapid Diagnosis of Pharyngitis Caused by Group A Streptococci. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2004 Jul; 17(3). Doi 10.1128/CMR.17.3.571-580.2004
- Lean, W.L. et al. (2014) Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics. Pub online Sep 8, 10.1542/peds.2014-1094.