RS Virus test

The Respiratory Syncytial (RS) virus is hightly contagious and can cause respiratory tract infections. This virus infects mostly young children. Symptoms of the RS virus are usually mild, but in some cases it can cause bronchiolitis leading to severe respiratory illness. Because this virus is very contagious by aerosols, rapid diagnosis can disturb further spreading.

Capilia RSV Neo provides a quick and accurate detection of RS virus antigens. The test is based on an immunochromatography assay using monoclonal antibodies that recognise RS virus antigenes. Capilia RSV Neo is usable for nasal swabs or aspirate samples. The samples are easily prepared for the RS virus antigen detection. Results are visible after 3 to 5 minutes. Read more…