cobas® Strep A assay
The cobas® Strep A assay is a CLIA-waived, real-time PCR test for the detection of Streptococcus group A in throat swab specimens from patients with signs and symptoms of pharyngitis. With excellent sensitivity and specificity, this assay provides the reassurance needed when deciding whether or not to treat with antibiotics.
- Extraordinary performance in the detection of Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A Strep)
- Fast results, 15-min. turnaround time
- Ease of use—minimal hands-on-time, objective, unambiguous results
- No confirmation require at time of visit for confident treatment decisions