ID NOW Molecular RSV Tests


(24 Tests)

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ID NOW™ RSV delivers molecular RSV results in 13 minutes or less on the unique ID NOW™ platform. Traditional laboratory methods and rapid antigen testing for RSV diagnosis have considerable shortcomings in terms of turnaround time or performance. ID NOW™ RSV detects 25% more true positives than Rapid Antigen Detection Tests (RADTs) and allows you to make real-time clinical decisions which impact patient care.


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  • 25% more true positives than RADTs3,4
  • Offers exceptional performance
  • Early call for positive results
  • Gives you the confidence to make clinical decisions sooner
  • Eliminates interpretation and transcription errors
  • Enables prompt initiation of infection control measures
  • Facilitates effective patient management
  • Small footprint enables ease of use in any healthcare setting
  • Effective tool for Antimicrobial Stewardship initiatives
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Manufacturer #: 435000

Brand: ID NOW™

Manufacturer: Alere

Country of Origin: United States

Application: CLIA Waived

For Use With: For ID NOW™ Instrument US

Kit Contents: Test Base, Sample Receiver, Transfer Cartridge, Sterile Nasopharyngeal Swab, Positive Control Swab, Negative Control Swab, Plastic Disposable Pipette, Package Insert, Quick Reference Instructions

Number of Tests: 24 Tests

Reading Type: Machine Read

Sample Type: Nasopharyngeal Swab Sample

Test Format: Test Base

Test Name: Respiratory Syncytial Virus Test (RSV)

Test Type: Molecular Diagnostic

Time to Results: 15 Minute Results

UNSPSC Code: 41116144


  • ID NOW™ RSV detects the RSV virus in nasopharyngeal (NP) swab samples using Alere’s proprietary Molecular In Minutes™ isothermal nucleic acid amplification technology (iNAT)
  • ID NOW™ i RSV is a rapid (less than 15 minutes), instrument-based isothermal test for the qualitative detection of RSV A and RSV B from nasopharyngeal swabs and nasopharyngeal swabs eluted in viral transport media
  • It is comprised of a Sample Receiver, containing elution buffer, a Test Base, comprising two sealed reaction tubes, each containing a lyophilized pellet, a Transfer Cartridge for transfer of the eluted sample to the Test Base
  • The reaction tubes in the Test Base contain the reagents required for amplification of RSV A and RSV B, respectively, as well as an internal control
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