Fujibio Gonorrhea Rapid Test Kit is a direct binding test for the visual detection of gonorrhea antigen , in the secretory specimen and urine from urogenital system, as an aid in the diagnosis of gonococcal infection. It is Based on the principle of double sandwich immunoassay for the detection of gonorrhea antigen in the secretory specimen or urine. Monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies are employed to identify gonorrhea specifically. Both sensitivity and specifically of the test are higher than those of the present methods, which often involve long hours of culturing the collected specimen. Test results are not affected by any medication that is being taken. Results are read visually without any instrumentation. This test is ideal for screening specimen samples containing at least 1x 10 bacteria per ml.
Gonorrhea or gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can infect both men and women which is caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It can cause infections in the genitals, rectum and throat. It is a very common infection, especially among young people ages 15-24 years. Pregnant women infected with gonorrhea can pass the infection to her baby during childbirth.
Common symptoms of gonorrhea infection in men are burning with urination and penile discharge. Women are asymptomatic half of the time are they have pelvic pain with vaginal discharge. If gonorrhea is left untreated, in both men and women it can spread both locally or throughout the body. Locally it can cause epididymitis and pelvic inflammatory disease. Systematically it can cause joint problems and heart valve disease. In immune suppressed people it can cause endocarditis or infect the spine causing meningitis.
See leaflet included in the package for full instructions. Made in Japan.
|Dimensions||14.5 x 1 x 8.5 cm|