SimplexaTM HSV 1&2 Direct
Direct detection and differentiation of HSV-1&2 in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF)
- No extraction required
- Results available in about an hour
- Small sample size - only 50μL of CSF required
SimplexaTM HSV 1&2 Direct - No Extraction Required!
Herpes simplex viruses (HSV) is one of the most common causes of encephalitis, and it occurs in all ages, and during all seasons. HSV-1 encephalitis is more common in adults; and HSV-2 encephalitis is more common in neonates. Mortality rates reach 70% without therapy and only a minority of individuals return to function normally.
IDSA guidelines recommend PCR testing on CSF from patients exhibiting signs of encephalitis infection . Reliable diagnosis is paramount for managing patient treatment, with PCR becoming the standard of care for testing CSF for HSV.
Our SimplexaTM HSV 1
&2 Direct is the frst of its kind – an HSV CSF PCR test without extraction that can provide results in about an hour and can positively
impact patient management.
Our SimplexaTM HSV 1 & 2 Direct kit has the high sensitivity your laboratory is looking for. You can have confdence in your results, without the time constraints of sample extraction.
- MOL2150 - SimplexaTM HSV1&2 Direct Kit* - 24 Reactions
- MOL2160 - Simplexa TM HSV1&2 Direct Kit Positive Control - 10 Reactions
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