INFINITI Candida Vaginitis QUAD

  • The INFINITI Candida Vaginitis QUAD is CE Marked.

  • The INFINITI Candida Vaginitis QUAD is designed to detect five fungal species.

  • The INFINITI Candida Vaginitis QUAD utilizes the Candida Vaginitis QUAD Intellipac®, Candida Vaginitis QUAD Amp Mix and the Candida Vaginitis QUAD BioFilmChip® Microarray.

  • The INFINITI Candida Vaginitis QUAD is automated by the INFINITI/INFINITI PLUS Analyzer.

  • The INFINITI Candida Vaginitis QUAD is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Analytes Detected: 
  • C. albicans 
  • C. glabrata 
  • C. krusei 
  • C. parapsilosis  
  • C. tropicalis 

Features: 
  • Simultaneous multiplexed determination of 5 fungal species
  • 4 individual samples on one BioFilmChip Microarray
  • Load & Go automated on the INFINITI Analyzer.
  • Replicate determinations on a single BioFilmChip Microarray ensures quality results.

Sample Type and Volume: 
  • Uses endocervical and cervical specimens.
  • Requires 50 ng DNA / reaction
Clinical Relevance: 
  • Candida species are normal flora of the skin and vagina, and are not sexually transmitted pathogens.
  • Condition in women caused by an overgrowth of the normal flora found on the skin or in the vagina.
  • Affects most females during lifetime.
  • Second most common cause of vaginitis.
Clinical Utility: 
  • Simultaneous detection of multiple microorganisms associated with various sexually transmitted infections and vaginitis facilitates  immediate treatment of patient.
References: 
  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. p. 309. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. Egan ME, Lipsky MS (September 2000). "Diagnosis of vaginitis". Am Fam Physician 62 (5): 1095–104. PMID 10997533. 
  3. Ilkit, M; Guzel, AB (August 2011). "The epidemiology, pathogenesis, and diagnosis of vulvovaginal candidosis: a mycological perspective". Critical reviews in microbiology 37 (3): 250–61. doi:10.3109/1040841X.2011.576332. PMID 21599498. 

INFINITI Candida Vaginitis QUAD