Testsealabs Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Ag Rapid Test Kit (Swab/Urine)
Neisseria Gonorrhoeae(NGH) Rapid Test is a rapid immunochromatographic in vitro assay used for detection of gonorrhea antigen in the secretory products from urinary system, as an aid in the diagnosis of gonococcus infection. The test provides a visual, qualitative result in 15 mins.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae are gram-negative cocci usually seen in pairs with the adjacent sides flattened. Pili, filament-like appendages, extend from the cell surface and have a role in adherence. Gonorrhea is usually acquired by sexual contact. Men and women aged 15-29 have the highest incidence of gonorrhea. Number of sexual partners, sexual practices and preference, condom use and population mobility contribute to disease incidence.
1.The Gonorrhoeae(NGH) test is used for testing secretion from male urethra and female cervices. Reliability of other samples have not been certified
2.The Gonorrhoeae(NGH) test is only used for qualitative detection of gonococcus antigen existence. concentration of gonococcus antigen cannot be confirmed
3.The Gonorrhoeae(NGH) test result should be used in conjunction with other clinical information such as clinical signs and symptoms and other tests to diagnose gonorrhoeae. Appositive result would need a further confirmatory test
4.The Gonorrhoeae(NGH) Test is a presumptive, screening test for the presence of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. lf test results are negative but clinical symptoms are indicative of gonorrhoeae infection, further tests are recommended. Cell culture is the standard reference test method for the detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae5 As with all diagnostic fests a definitive clinical diagnosis should not be based on the result of a single laboratory fest but should only be made by the
physician after all clinical and laboratory tests have been evaluated