MERISCREEN Malaria PAN AgProduct Overview
- The Merilisa Malaria PAN Ag test can be used for the detection of the malarial antigen pLDH of any of the four species in blood samples.
- WHO PQ
- Detects pLDH Ag of all four plasmodium spp causing malaria infection in Humans
- Assay completes only in 90 minutes
- Combination of Polyclonal and Monoclonal Abs enhances performance of the test
- Sensitivity: 100%
- Specificity: 100%
How many controls are mandatory?
For Blood centers 1 Blank, 3 Negative and 2 Positive controls are mandatory while blank remains optional.
Can this kit differentiate Plasmodium spp?
No. Since detects PAN region of pLDH. This region in conserved region of pLDH and common for P.vivax, P.falciparum, P. Malariae, P.ovale This kit useful for Blood Screening and primary screening of diagnostic sample.