Xpert Xpress Flu

Xpert® Xpress Flu

Fast Diagnosis When it Matters Most

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  • The Need

    • In patients of all ages, influenza and RSV often present with similar clinical symptoms, making it difficult to differentiate between the two infections1
    • Sensitivities of Rapid EIA Flu tests range from 50-70%2
    • Both Rapid EIA and Antigen manufacturers suggest confirming negative results with RT-PCR or culture2


    (1) Falsey AR, Walsh EE. Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Adults. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2000 Jul; 13. (2) CDC. Guidance for Clinicians on the Use of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests. Accessed Sep 2016. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/diagnosis/clinician_guidance_ridt.htm

    The Solution

    • Accurate and reliable detection of Flu A and Flu B in as soon as 20 minutes*
    • Enables healthcare providers to quickly deliver targeted therapies
    • Steamlines laboratory operations
    • Improves patient satisfaction


    * For positive Flu only. Reporting negatives in 30 minutes.

    The Impact

    Single-test confidence will accelerate your laboratory’s workflow with on-demand, random-access flexibility. Combine performance with the capability to run other Xpert® tests (including GBS, MRSA, C. difficile, CT/NG, and MTB/RIF) on Cepheid’s GeneXpert® System to achieve proven productivity increases in overall laboratory service.5-9

    Be Proactive

    • Achieve rapid results and improve patient management
    • Early assay termination option: deliver positive results in as soon as 20 minutes* and negative results in 30 minutes
    • Quickly deliver targeted therapies and increase peace of mind for patients

    * For positive Flu only. Reporting negatives in 30 minutes.

    (5) Morgan MG. The Perfect Storm. Cepheid Impact. 2012 Jun;2:4-7. (6) Parada JP. Increase Revenue and Improve Patient Safety. Cepheid Impact. 2012 Jun;2:8-11. (7) El Helali N. Less Uncertainty - Better Safety - More Healthy Newborns. Cepheid Impact. 2012 Jul;3:4-7. (8) Haynes L. The C. difficile Challenge. Cepheid Impact. 2012 Jul;3:10-15. (9) Parada JP. Improving Patient Safety. Cepheid Impact. 2012 Oct;4:8-11.

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      Xpert Xpress Flu
      Number of Tests: 10