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VERIGENE®
Gram-Positive
Blood Culture Test

Help patients recover from bacteremia more quickly

VERIGENE® Gram-Positive Blood Culture Test allows for proven clinical impact, outstanding, economic value coupled with the right assay design.

Disease state

Approximately 250,000 patients are diagnosed with blood stream infections (BSIs) in the US every year.  Sepsis caused from BSIs has an average mortality rate of 16-40% and delay to appropriate treatment can add additional risk for the patient.  Sepsis also has the unfortunate distinction of being the most expensive cause of hospitalization in the US at more than $20B per year.  

Gram-positive bacteremia accounts for approximately 35% of all positive blood cultures. Each pathogen and associated resistance gene often requires therapeutic adjustments from more generalized empiric therapy.

Sepsis is a disease
associated with
high mortality

The value of VERIGENE® Gram-Positive Blood Culture Test

Empower clinicians to rapidly optimize treatment for bacteremia

Proven clinical impact

Identification of routine pathogens allows for rapid treatment optimization backed by years of peer-reviewed studies.

Outstanding economic value

Panel selection based on Gram stain helps improve diagnostic stewardship while keeping operational costs under control.

The right assay design

Non-PCR based molecular chemistry helps minimize false results while allowing for universal collection media.

How VERIGENE® Gram-Positive Blood Culture Test works

VERIGENE® BC-GP is a multiplexed in vitro diagnostic test for the detection and identification of pathogenic gram-positive bacteria. Subculturing is necessary for antimicrobial susceptibility testing and identification of organisms not detected by the test.

01

Sample-to-answer

Consumables arrive at the laboratory ready to use with no further reagent preparation.

02

Time to results is 3x faster

Adding the VERIGENE® result to traditional, standard-of-care workflow provides clinicians the opportunity to make targeted treatment decisions two hours after Gram-stain.

Indications For Verigene® Gram-Positive Blood Culture Test use

System

For use on the VERIGENE® system with standard-of-care culture workflow

VERIGENE® Gram-Positive Blood Culture Kit

The VERIGENE® Blood Stream Infection (BSI) portfolio provides accurate test results in a clinically meaningful timeframe.

Product
Pathogen
Resistance Gene
Species Staphylococcus aureus mecA (methicillin)
Staphylococcus epidermidis
Staphylococcus lugdunensis
Streptococcus agalactiae
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Streptococcus pyogenes
Streptococcus anginosus (Group)
Enterococcus faecalis vanA or vanB (vancomycin)
Enterococcus faecium
Genus Staphylococcus spp.
Streptococcus spp.
Micrococcus spp.
Listeria spp.

For use with
the VERIGENE® System

The VERIGENE® System rapidly and accurately detects infectious pathogens and their associated drug resistance markers.

Delivery of this time-critical information allows clinicians to provide targeted patient care more quickly, potentially leading to improved patient outcomes and lower treatment costs.

VERIGENE’s ease of use makes it a valuable system for use in both hospital-based and reference laboratories.

VERIGENE<sup>®</sup> SYSTEM

VERIGENE® SYSTEM

Offering automated, cost-effective multiplex capabilities.

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VERIGENE® Gram-Positive Blood Culture Kit ordering info

Part Name
Kit Size
Registration Status
Part Number

VERIGENE® Gram-Positive Blood Culture Test (BC-GP) Kit

20 BC-GP Test Cartridges and 20 Extraction Trays

IVD

20-005-018

VERIGENE® Gram-Positive Blood Culture Test (BC-GP) Utility Reagent Kit

20 BC-GP Utility Trays

IVD

20-012-018

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