Meridian TRU FLU®

TRU FLU is a closed system that limits exposure:

TRU FLU® is a rapid, 15-minute assay for the detection and differentiation of influenza A and influenza B. The closed system limits exposure to influenza during test incubation and disposal.  TRU FLU® offers superior performance on flu A, which has much higher prevalence and virulence than flu B.

Meridian Catalogue # 751230

Kit Size – 32 Tests

Shelf Life from date of manufacture – 18 Months

Storage Requirements 2°–25° C

Specimen Type – Nasopharyngeal Aspirate, Nasopharyngeal Swab, Nasal Swab, Nasal Wash

Assay Format – Lateral Flow, Immunochromatographic

CE Marked – Yes

Sensitivity:

  • Fresh Wash/Aspirate Samples (Flu A): 87.2%
  • Fresh Wash/Aspirate Samples (Flu B): 63.6%
  • Frozen Wash/Aspirate Samples (Flu A): 85.0%
  • Frozen Wash/Aspirate Samples (Flu B): 50.0%
  • Swab Samples (Flu A): 86.3%
  • Swab Samples (Flu B): 58.5%

Specificity:

  • Fresh Wash/Aspirate Samples (Flu A): 89.3%
  • Fresh Wash/Aspirate Samples (Flu B): 99.4%
  • Frozen Wash/Aspirate Samples (Flu A): 93.0%
  • Frozen Wash/Aspirate Samples (Flu B): 100%
  • Swab Samples (Flu A): 92.7%
  • Swab Samples (Flu B): 99.6%