Poultry Avian Influenza Virus AIV Antigen Rapid Tests


Species: Pourtry

Disease or Pathogen: Bird flu/Avian Influenza

Target: Antigen

Test Type: Rapid Tests

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How can we proceed with poultry avian influenza virus aiv antigen rapid tests ?

The AffiVET® Poultry Avian Influenza Virus (AIV) Antigen Rapid Test is designed for the rapid detection of AIV antigens in poultry samples. This test is used to screen for the presence of AIV in poultry flocks quickly and conveniently. 

How to use AffiVET® Poultry Avian Influenza Virus (AIV) Antigen Rapid Test ?

Here are some key points regarding the use of AffiVET® AIV antigen rapid tests:

1. Screening tool: The AffiVET® test serves as a screening tool to detect the presence of AIV antigens in poultry samples. It provides rapid results, allowing for timely detection of potential AIV infections in poultry flocks.

2. On-site testing: The test is designed for on-site or point-of-care use, enabling poultry farmers, veterinarians, or field personnel to perform the test directly in the poultry farm or field setting. This facilitates quick decision-making and implementation of appropriate control measures.

3. Sample types: The AffiVET® AIV antigen rapid test is suitable for various types of poultry samples, including swabs from the respiratory or cloacal areas, as well as tissue samples. The specific sample type recommended by the manufacturer should be followed for accurate and reliable results.

4. Rapid results: The test provides results within a short period, typically in 10-15 minutes. This rapid turnaround time allows for timely decision-making and implementation of necessary control measures, such as isolation of infected birds or culling to prevent the spread of the virus.

5. Sensitivity and specificity: The AffiVET® test has been designed to exhibit high sensitivity and specificity for AIV antigens, ensuring accurate detection of the virus. However, the performance characteristics may vary based on the specific test kit and the strain of AIV being targeted. It is important to review the manufacturer's documentation for information on the test's performance characteristics.

6. Interpretation of results: The results of the AffiVET® AIV antigen rapid test are typically read visually. The appearance of specific lines or color changes indicates a positive or negative result. It is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions regarding the interpretation of results, including reading timeframes and any specific criteria for result determination.

7. Confirmatory testing: While the AffiVET® AIV antigen rapid test provides a quick screening method, confirmatory testing through laboratory-based methods is recommended for definitive diagnosis and strain characterization. Positive results obtained with the rapid test should be confirmed using more specific and sensitive techniques, such as PCR or virus isolation.

How many test per kit ? 
For AffiVET® AIV antigen rapid test , we have 30 tests per kit. 

How much costs the kit ?

 AffiVET® AIV antigen rapid test costs €145,00 EUR, 155 USD