Group A Streptococcus is a bacterium commonly found in the throat causing illnesses such as tonsillitis and pharyngitis. Most cases of acute sore throat are of viral origin and require only symptomatic treatment. However, a patient with « Strep throat » should be treated with antibiotics. Rapid diagnostic tests performed at point-of-care locations are widely used and recommended.1,2
Our rapid Strep A tests, BIONEXIA® Strep A plus and BIONEXIA®Strep A dipstick, allow the patient to be tested and treated immediately. They help clinicians reduce the risk of severe post-streptococcal complications, minimize the spread of infection and prescribe antibiotics only when necessary.
The BIONEXIA® Strep A plus and BIONEXIA® Strep A dipstick assays are both extremely easy to use and can be rapidly performed at point of care and lab sites to confirm whether the infection is due to Streptococcus A: