Streptococcus pneumoniae Antigen
Streptococcus pneumoniae Antigen, Urine or Cerebrospinal Fluid
BinaxNow® Streptococcus Antigen
Detects S pneumoniae in the urine of patients with S pneumoniae and in the CSF of patients with meningitidis.
Clean-catch urine or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
Plastic urine culture container; CSF in sterile container
Clean-catch urine or CSF specimen per instructional protocol
If specimen is not tested within seven days, freeze at -20ºC or below.
Quantity not sufficient for analysis; inappropriate specimen source; inappropriate specimen collection device; specimen stability exceeded; name discrepancy between the name on the specimen container and the name in the computer or on the test request form