The iCubate iC-GN Assay™ is a multiplexed, in vitro diagnostic test for the rapid detection and identification of potentially pathogenic gram negative bacteria, which may cause bloodstream infection (BSI) and subsequent sepsis. Sepsis and the ensuing complications are now the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. Traditional culture techniques may require 2-4 days to identify both the causative organism and resistance profile, resulting in delayed treatment and increased costs. The iC-GN Assay™ provides bacterial identification and resistance determination from positive blood cultures up to 48 hours faster than conventional methods, improving time to treatment and patient outcomes. The iC-GN Assay™ detects eight of the most common gram negative organisms associated with BSI as well as three clinically significant resistance markers
|Bacterial Genera and Species||Resistance Markers|
|Acinetobacter baumannii complex
Enterobacter cloacae complex
CTX-M group 1- extended spectrum β-lactamase
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