VagiQUICK – Quick test for Candida

$ 21,00

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VagiQUICK is a qualitative rapid diagnostic test designed to detect Candida antigens in a sample of vaginal secretions with 91.3% accuracy. With the help of VagiQUICK women can quickly and easily find out if they have a vaginal fungal infection. Antigen-test method (immunoassay) is used. The test results can be read through the appearance of the line in the test box.

“Vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) is an insidious infection that affects a large proportion of women of all ages, and 5 to 8% of infected women experience recurrent VVC (RVVC).” (Zhou et al., 2009). Symptoms of pruritus vulvae are vulvar pain, vaginal discharge, acute itching, rash on the outer lips of the vagina, genital burning that increases with urination. An unpleasant-smelling or purulent discharge indicates a bacterial infection; dyspareunia (superficial); dysuria (external).

Packing : the package contains all the necessary elements needed for the test: test cartridge, bag with desiccant, swab and detailed instructions for use. The test results can be read after 5-10 minutes.

Step-by-step guide for self-testing:

  1. Remove the device from the sealed pouch and place it on a flat horizontal surface.
  2. Hold the device firmly with one hand. With the other hand, carefully remove the aluminum cover of the purple cup. Be careful! The purple cup contains liquid.
  3. Remove the swab from the cover.
  4. Insert the swab 2 cm into the vagina and rotate it for 20 seconds. Pull out the swab carefully!
  5. Rotate the swab into the liquid in the violet cup for 20 seconds.
  6. Pull out the swab carefully, pressing it against the inner wall of the violet cup. Discard the swab.
  7. Hold the device firmly with one hand. Turn the violet cup counterclockwise until it stops and then turn it again to the starting point.
  8. Repeat step number 7 two more times. In their final position, the indentations of the violet cup and the white base must be aligned.
  9. Read the results after 10 minutes. A blue line should appear on the control (C) mark. In case of positive results, an additional blue line of the test (T) mark should appear. In case of a negative or unclear result, read again after 10 minutes. Do not read the results after a period longer than 20 minutes as otherwise false positive results may be shown.

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