USDA-licensed, NPIP-approved In-vitro, Rapid Immuno Migration (RIM™) test designed to aid in the qualitative detection of Avian Influenza Virus (AIV) Type A in tracheal or cloacal samples from symptomatic chickens or turkeys.
AIV Type A, including all subtypes
Surveillance of flocks of chickens for active exposure to Avian Influenza Virus. Positive results should be submitted to a reference laboratory for confirmation and subtype determination.
Use tracheal or cloacal samples
Excellent Sensitivity: 100%
Excellent Specificity: 98% to 100%
Good correlation with RT-PCR at days 3 to 5 post-infection: 80% to 100%
Results available in approximately 15 minutes
Store test kits at 35ºF-86°F (2ºC-30º C) (do not freeze)
Shelf life of 18 months from the date of the first potency test
1Data on file, Suitability Study Report, February 22, 2006. Zoetis Inc. 2Data on file, Preliminary Research Report, November 4, 2005, Zoetis Inc.