Meridian MERIFLUOR® Cryptosporidium/Giardia

MERIFLUOR® Cryptosporidium/Giardia is the first test to quickly and accurately identify the presence of both Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts in stool specimens. The in vitro immunofluorescent assay format is simple to perform and has proven higher sensitivity than traditional staining procedures and commercial EIAs.

DFA for the detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts:

Rapid, single-test detection of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in stool samples. More sensitive than traditional staining methods and commercial EIA procedures. Simple one-step procedure produces results in 30 minutes.

Meridian Catalogue # 250050

Kit Size – 50 Determinations

Shelf Life from date of manufacture – 18 Months

Storage Requirements 2°-8° C

Specimen Type – Stool

Assay Format – DFA

CE Marked – Yes

Sensitivity

(Crypto) [vs. DFA]: 100%

(Crypto) [vs. acid fast stain]: 97%

(Giardia) [vs. DFA]: 100%

(Giardia) [vs. acid fast stain]: 100%

Specificity

(Crypto) [vs. DFA]: 100%

(Crypto) [vs. acid fast stain]: 94%

(Giardia) [vs. DFA]: 100%

(Giardia) [vs. acid fast stain]: 100%