The Sofia SARS (CoV-2) Test Kits and Sofia 2 Fluorescence Immunoassay Analyser are used for the detection of the nucleocapsid protein antigen from SARS-CoV-2 in nasal swab specimens directly from individuals who are suspected of COVID- 19 by their healthcare provider within the first five days of the onset of symptoms.
Key Benefits of the Sofia SARS CoV-2 Test Kits:
Accurate, objective and automated results in 15 minutes
Accurate detection with direct samples Results in 15 minutes
Kit includes 25 sterile nasal swabs and a set of positive and negative control swabs
Room temperature storage
Key Benefits of the Sofia 2 Analyser:
Design: Small Bench Top Design
Technology: Advanced Fluorescence Detection with an Ultraviolet LED Energy Source
Higher Sensitivity: Quidel Sofia report near 100% specificity and 96.7% sensitivity for their test kits, they are also detecting the new Delta variant, and the high performance among antigen test kits has been confirmed by NSW Health Pathology.
Versatility: Analyser has value past pandemic times, it also tests staff for Flu A+B, RSV and Strep A
Easy to use: All consumables included and only 6 steps for the test
Workplace Flexibility: Two Modes Walk Away & Read Now
Capacity: 20+ Tests per analyser per hour.
Auditing and Data Management: bar code reader included (print bar code stickers of your staff for easy and professional testing), export data via LAN/Ethernet or USB.
Shelf life and Storage: 18 month shelf life, RT storage 15-30 Celsius
*The Sofia SARS Antigen FIA does not differentiate between SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2. The Sofia 2 Analyser & Sofia SARS Test kits must be performed or supervised by a health practitioner as per TGA Requirements (e.g. Nurses, GPs, Pharmacists). The SARS CoV-2 Test Kits cannot be supplied for the purpose of providing a testing service in a pharmacy or dental practice, nor can they be supplied to pharmacies for retail sale to consumers. (For More information visit https://www.tga.gov.au/qas-conditions-supply-rapid-antigen-tests)