Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

March 24, 2021

Otsuka to Launch QuickNaviTM-H.pylori, a Helicobacter pylori Quick Detection Kit
- Test results in eight minutes and stool collection tools provided in one pack -

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. will launch the Helicobacter pylori test kit QuickNavi™- H.pylori to medical institutions across Japan on April 14, 2021. It is the latest product in the QuickNaviTM series of in vitro diagnostics. The kit, manufactured domestically by Denka Company Limited, will be co-marketed by the two companies from April 14. 

QuickNaviTM- H.pylori is a diagnostic kit that utilizes the immunochromatography method to confirm the presence or absence of Helicobacter pylori antigens in a stool sample. The test kit will be used in medical institutions and enables a rapid evaluation in eight minutes by the addition of three drops of sample liquid to the kit.