Viral or Bacterial Infection?

The symptoms can be very similar.

An acute respiratory infection (ARI) is the most common single reason for outpatient office visits and antibiotic prescriptions.1-5

More than 90% of patients who present to their healthcare providers with the most common symptom of an ARI—an acute cough—have a syndrome caused by a virus.6-7

Unnecessary use of antibiotics leads to antibiotic resistance, causing more than 25,000 deaths in the EU, and 700,000 globally.8-9 Antibiotic resistance results in costs over €1.5 billion in the EU and $20 billion in the U.S. annually.1-2,8


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The first and only rapid, all-in-one point-of-care test device that can identify a clinically significant acute respiratory infection and differentiate viral from bacterial causes.

FebriDx® can be used to help triage patients at the point of care to reduce uncertainty and avoid unnecessary antibiotics.

Results within 10 minutes increases confidence in whether or not to prescribe an antibiotic.

All-in-one test device allows doctors or nurses to test during triage.

Instrument-free means no expensive equipment and a fully portable solution.

Highly sensitive/specific dual biomarker technology provides reliable differentiation of viral and bacterial infections.

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