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MERISCREEN MALARIA PF/PV AG

MeriScreenTM Malaria Pf/ Pv Ag test kit is an in-vitro diagnostic immunochromatographic assay for the qualitative detection of infection with Plasmodium parasites causing malaria in human whole blood specimens. It does not assess parasite densities.

  • DETECTION OF HISTIDINE RICH PROTEIN 2 SPECIFIC FOR P. FALCIPARUM (PF-HRP2)
  • DETECTION OF PLASMODIUM LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE SPECIFIC TO PLASMODIUM VIVAX (PV-PLDH)
  • USE OF MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES FOR BETTER SPECIFICITY
  • IMMUNOCHROMATOGRAPHY TEST FOR DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF MALARIA SPECIES PF AND PV

Benefits

MeriScreen Malaria Pf/Pv Ag

Indication

  • Detection of Plasmodium infections

  • Clear differentiation between P. falciparum and P. vivax infections

Product Specifications

Intended Use One step immunochromatographic assay for qualitative detection of infection with Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax causing malaria
Principle Sandwich Immunoassay
Technique Lateral flow(ICT)
Detection Histidine rich protein 2 specific for Plasmodium falciparum (P-HRP-2)
Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase common to all Plasmodium species (Pv - pLDH)
Capture Pf Region -Histidine rich protein 2 specific for Plasmodium falciparum (P-HRP-2)
Pv Region - Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase common to all human Plasmodium species (Pv - pLDH)
Conjugate Antibodies specific to P-HRP-2 and Pv - pLDH coupled with colloidal gold
Type of Specimen required Whole Blood
Specimen Volume 5 ml
Result interpretation time 20 minutes
Analytical Sensitivity (Pf) 50 Parasites
Analytical Sensitivity (Pv) < 200 Parasites
Diagnostic Sensitivity > 95%
Diagnostic Specificity > 95%

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Ordering Information

Product Code Material Description Pack Size
RPDMFV-01 MeriScreen Malaria Pf/Pv Ag 30 Tests

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