BD Veritor Plus Analyzer System Menu and Clinical Impact

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Strepococcus A (Group A Strep):

CDC estimates that approximately 11,000 to 13,000 cases of invasive Group A Strep disease, like cellulitis with blood infection, pneumonia, and necrotizing fasciitis, occur each year in the United States. In contrast, there are estimated to be several million cases of non-invasive Group A Strep illnesses like strep throat and impetigo, each year. The BD Veritor System Group A Strep kit is intended to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of Strep throat. Strep throat is most common in children between the ages of 5 and 15 years.2

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Influenza A/B:

While the impact of flu varies, it places a substantial burden on the health of people in the Unites States each year. CDC estimates that influenza has resulted in between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses, between 140,000 and 710,000 hospitalizations and between 12,000 and 56,000 deaths annually since 2010.1

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BD Veritor Plus Analyzer System INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS

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Nasal Swab Collection:

Processing Flu A + B with Veritor:

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Throat Swab Collection:

Processing Strep with Veritor:

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Additional tools and resources 

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Pharmacy FAQs 

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Patient Engagment Tools

Pharmacies can make Flu and Strep throat testing accessible, thus helping to prevent outbreaks, the spread of illness, and reduce the use of unnecessary antibiotics

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