Tritrichomonas foetus organism

Highly selective media for
feline Tritrichomonas foetus.

InPouch® TF-FelineBiomed InPouch TF-Feline culture media for Tritrichomonas foetus diagnostics

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InPouch® TF-Feline

 

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A highly selective prepared-culture media device for the detection of feline Tritrichomonas foetus

InPouch TF-Feline is a cost-effective, easy to use, broth media device for combined incubation and detection. Widely known by veterinarians for these protozoa, InPouch TF-Feline  increases specificity by inhibiting the growth of yeasts, molds, bacteria and other micro-flora.

Simply swab as little as 0.025-0.05g of fecal material and inoculate the fluid within InPouch at the point-of-care. The selective nutritive media provides presumptive-positive results of one or more live trichomonads in as little as 15 minutes at 18-25°C.

No dilution or wet mount slide preparation is needed. Dramatically reduce your workload and cost by placing InPouch directly on the microscope stage for low power (x10) observation.

When further incubation is required, perform at 25°C. Please see Instructions for Use for further details. Incubation at 37°C is possible but may result in bacterial growth.

Specifications

Simple Convenience
  • Combine culture, result and microscopic observation in one IVD device.  
  • Highly selective prepared media in a device designed for in-vitro specimen transport and incubation.
  • Rapid presumptive diagnosis of T. foetus in cats
  • Recommended as a parallel test with other POC rapid tests. 
  • Higher recovery rate of T. foetus from cats compared to Diamond media
  • InPouch can be placed directly on microscope stage
Accurate Detection
  • T. foetus
  • Growth
  • P. hominis
  • Inhibited after 24 hours
  • A. giardia
  • Inhibited after 24 hours
  • E. coli
  • Inhibited
  • C. albicans
  • Inhibited
  • E. faecalis
  • Inhibited
  • S. aureus
  • Inhibited
Time to Result

As little as 15-30 minutes to presumptive positive.

Inoculated Pouches can be kept at 18-25°C for up to 48 hours and examined for T. foetus. Incubation at 25° C is however recommended. 

Storage

12 Months shelf life (18-25°C) from date of manufacture

Specimen

Rectal loop or fresh fecal sample

Features and Benefits

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Articles and Research Papers

Tritrichomonas foetus Infection in Cats

Emily Gould, M. Katherine Tolbert

University of Tennessee

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An Owners Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment of Cats Infected with Tritrichomonas foetus

Jody L. Gookin, Dave Dybas

North Carolina State University

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Regulatory

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Iron Dextran, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Neomycin, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Product Qty Item #
InPouch TF Feline 5 pack 12-071-001
InPouch TF Feline 10 pack 12-071-002
InPouch TF Feline 100 pack 12-071-004
TF Feline LIVE Culture 1 12-091-003

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