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SNAP Feline Triple

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SNAP Feline Triple

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Idexx Labs.

Feline Heartworm-Feline Leukemia Virus Antigen-Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Antibody Test Kit

For veterinary use only.

SNAP* Feline Triple*

In vitro diagnostic for the detection of Dirofilaria immitis antigen, antigen to feline leukemia virus and antibody to feline immunodeficiency virus in feline serum, plasma or whole blood.

Precautions and warnings

● All wastes should be properly decontaminated prior to disposal.

● Do not mix components from kits with different serial numbers.

● Do not use a SNAP device that has been activated prior to the addition of sample.

● Male-only heartworm infections typically produce antigen levels that are below the detection capability of this antigen test.


Store devices and test reagents at 2-8°C until the expiration date. All components must be at room temperature (18-25°C) before running the test-do not heat.

Kit components





1 bottle anti-HW, anti-FeLV and FIV: HRPO conjugate (Preserved with ProClin™ 150)

8.0 mL


SNAP device

5, 15 or 30

Reagents contained in each device:


Wash solution (preserved with ProClin™ 150)

0.4 mL


Substrate solution

0.6 mL

Other Components: transfer pipettes, sample tubes, and reagent rack


Conjugate / Wash solution - H317/P280/P302+P352/P333+P313: May cause an allergic skin reaction. Wear protective gloves. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.

If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

Sample information

● Samples must be at room temperature (18-25°C) before beginning the test procedure.

● Serum, plasma or anti-coagulated whole blood (e.g., EDTA, heparin), either fresh or stored at 2-8°C for up to one week, can be used.

● For longer storage, serum or plasma can be frozen (-20°C or colder) and then recentrifuged before use.

● Hemolyzed or lipemic samples will not affect results.

Test procedure

1. Allow all components to equilibrate at room temperature (18-25°C) for 30 minutes before use. Do not heat.

2. Using the pipet provided, dispense 3 drops of sample into a new sample tube.

3. Holding the bottle vertical, add 4 drops of conjugate to the sample tube.

4. Cap the sample tube and mix it thoroughly by inverting it 3-5 times.

5. Place the device on a horizontal surface. Add the entire contents of the sample tube to the sample well, being careful not to splash the contents outside of the sample well.

The sample will flow across the result window, reaching the activation circle in 30-60 seconds. Some sample may remain in the sample well.

6. When color FIRST appears in the activation circle, push the activator firmly until it is flush with the device body.

Note: Some samples may not flow to the activation circle within 60 seconds and, therefore, the circle may not turn color. In this case, press the activator after the sample has flowed across the result window.

7. Test results must be read at 10 minutes from the time of activation.

Note: The positive control may develop sooner, but results are not complete until 10 minutes.

Interpreting Test Results

Positive Result

Any color development in the sample spots indicates the presence of FIV antibody, FeLV antigen or heartworm antigen in the sample.

Negative Result

Only the positive control spot develops color.

Invalid results

Background-If the sample is allowed to flow past the activation circle, background color may result. Some background color is normal. However, if colored background obscures the test result, repeat the test.

No color development-If the positive control does not develop color, repeat the test.

Symbol Descriptions

IDEXX Technical Support

USA/Canada: 1 800 248 2483 •

Australia: 1300 44 33 99 •


VLN/PCN: 313/502C.01

*SNAP, SNAPshot Dx, Feline Triple and PetChek are trademarks or registered trademarks of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries.

Patent information:

© 2019 IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

IDEXX, One IDEXX Drive, Westbrook, Maine 04092 USA


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