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Alere Determine™ TB LAM Ag

Rapid Rule-in TB-HIV co-infection

The Alere Determine™ TB LAM Ag test empowers you, at the point-of-care, to screen for active TB in HIV positive patients, providing results in just minutes.

This novel rapid test detects the LAM antigen (lipoarabinomannan) in urine samples, assisting you in your TB screening to rule-in sooner than traditional methods and enabling earlier treatment for your patient.

  1. Lawn SD, Kerkhoff AD, Vogt M, Wood R. Diagnostic accuracy of a low-cost, urine antigen, point-of-care screening assay for HIV-associated pulmonary tuberculosis before antiretroviral therapy: a descriptive study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2012 Mar;12(3):201-9.

   

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