Community Point Of Care Test for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

Easy to run
LUCERNA will be an easy to use point of care diagnostic. With a simple interface and cartridge system allowing a wide range of practitioners and patients access to rapid diagnostic testing.
Cartridge based
Our LUCERNA diagnostic system will be a simple to use diagnostic kit for the point of care.
Rapid Results
Our LUCERNA diagnostic system will be a simple to use diagnostic kit for the point of care.
Simple steps
Our LUCERNA diagnostic system will be a simple to use diagnostic kit for the point of care.
1. Nasopharyngeal swab
2. Sample inserted into disposable cartridge
3. Cartridge places into device
4. Sample prepared, DNA amplified and fluorescence detected automatically
5. Results displayed with pathogen and quantification data
6. Targeted treatment
Redefining care at the community point of need
Our LUCERNA diagnostic system will allow patients to access data driven, rapid diagnostics at the point of need within the community.

Definitive answers
High sensitivity and specificity. Able to rule out whether infection is viral or not in 80% of cases

Fast Results
Patient receives their results during the consultation or using a standard waiting room protocol.

Immediate reassurance
Tackles challenge of drug seeking behaviours with objective data

Simple steps
Collect swab, insert swab into cartridge, insert cartridge into device, press ‘Go’ and results are produced in minutes.

Data
Clinicians receive results with guidance to inform prescribing. Quantification data can be used to estimate colonisation levels.

Useable at the point of need

Pharmacies

Schools

Hospitals

Doctors' Offices /
General Practioners

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