11th November 2019 Author: Paul Carton
Real-Time Urogenital Pathogen Test Results in 24 Hours
Woman’s health company NxGen MDx have launched a real-time PCR assay for urogenital pathogens. The Urogenital Pathogen tests include tests for vaginosis, urinary tract infection and group B streptococcus and has a turnaround time of just 24-hours.
The NxGen MDx Vaginosis Test screens for a total of 34 organisms involved in vaginosis. This comprehensive tool includes organisms that can cause aerobic vaginosis, bacterial vaginosis, viral infections, and vulvovaginal candidiasis. Assessment of normal vaginal flora, which can be displaced by pathogens, and testing for 9 classes of antibiotic resistance are also included in this panel to provide a complete, actionable result within 24 hours. Group B Strep is included in the NxGen Vaginosis Test and is available as a standalone test.
Date Published: 11th November 2019
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