ID NOW™ provides actionable results exactly when and where they are needed

ID NOW is a rapid, respiratory molecular testing platform that delivers accurate results in just minutes, so you can make diagnostic decisions during the first patient visit. ID NOW provides diagnostic results where and when you need them — in near-patient settings at the point of care.

Get in touch today to learn more about how you can improve your workflow and potentially save costs with the ID NOW platform and available tests
Get in touch today to learn more about how you can improve your workflow and potentially save costs with the ID NOW platform and available tests

designed to meet the need for immediate decision making without compromising quality

The ID NOW Platform allows lab directors to maintain high diagnostic quality, while empowering clinicians to make faster decisions with diagnostic results in real time.

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flexible diagnostic testing for better clinical outcomes

With ID NOW you can test for COVID-19, influenza, RSV, and strep A on one platform. With the platform's flexibility, you can base your testing on prevalence and other available clinical parameters, which allows you to eliminate unnecessary tests and thereby achieve increased testing accuracy and clinical certainty.

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enhanced flexibility for covid-19 and flu testing

The ID NOW Platform gives you the flexibility to test for COVID-19 only or test for COVID-19 and influenza A & B using a single patient swab. With positive COVID-19 results in as few as 6 minutes, or results for both COVID-19 and influenza A & B within 15 – 22 minutes, ID NOW improves patient management and helps control the spread of disease.

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RT-pcr equivalent results for better PATiENT MANAGEMENT

ID NOW is the fastest rapid molecular solution available, with accurate positive results in 6 minutes or faster.1 Using rapid nucleic acid amplification technology (NAAT), it offers RT-PCR equivalent results in real-time, without compromising quality—giving you immediate answers to make patient management decisions in the moment.

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designed for intuitive use and on-DEMAND TESTING

Testing with the ID NOW Platform is designed for intuitive use and supported by on-screen guidance at every step, requiring minimal training to operate the platform. Plus, the assay kits contain all the components you need without requiring refrigeration, so you can test on demand right out of the box when and where needed.

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reliably connected for automated reporting

ID NOW connects seamlessly to existing patient data management infrastructure to reliably connect the diagnostic and patient management pathways, improving workflows.

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Using nucleic acid amplification technology (NAAT), ID NOW is the fastest rapid molecular solution available, offering real-time RT-PCR equivalent results, without compromising quality. Get accurate results in 6 minutes or faster.1 


The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) Guidelines also recommend rapid molecular (nucleic acid amplification testing, or NAAT) testing for COVID-19 whenever speed to result, patient outcome and early isolation are of importance.2

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  1. ID NOW provides negative results in 12 minutes for COVID-19, 13 minutes for influenza A & B or RSV, and 8 minutes for strep A. Positive results are provided within 13 minutes for RSV and as fast as 6 minutes for COVID-19, 5 minutes for influenza A & B or 2 minutes for strep A.
  2. Fragkou PC, De Angelis G, Menchinelli G, et al. ESCMID COVID-19 guidelines: diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2022;28(6):812-822.

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