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MeriScreen Malaria Pf/Pv/PAN Ag

MeriScreenTM Malaria Pf/ Pv/ PAN 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.

  • Detection of Histidine rich protein 2 specific for P. falciparum (Pf-HRP2)

  • Use of monoclonal antibodies for better specificity

  • Detection of Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase common to all human Plasmodium species (PAN-pLDH)

  • Immunochromatography test for differential diagnosis of malaria

Benefits

  • 01

    No preprocessing of samples required (5 microlitre) .

  • 02

    Can be easily deployed as point of care testing in remote areas.

  • 03

    Clear background for easy visualization and interpretation.

  • 04

    Results in 20 minutes.

  • 05

    Diagnostic Sensitivity > 95%

  • 06

    Diagnostic Specificity > 95%

Indication

  • Detection of Plasmodium infections

  • To differentiate infection by Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax from other Plasmodium species (Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale)

Intended Use One step immunochromatographic assay for qualitative detection of infection with Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax and other species 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 (PAN - 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)
PAN Region - Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase common to all human Plasmodium species (PAN - pLDH)
Conjugate Antibodies specific to P-HRP-2 and PAN - pLDH coupled with colloidal gold
Type of Specimen required Whole Blood
Specimen Volume 5 ml
Result interpretation time 20 minutes
Diagnostic Sensitivity > 95%
Diagnostic Specificity > 95%

Ordering Information

Product Code Material Description Pack Size
MLPPPD-01 MeriScreen Malaria Pf/Pv/PANAg 30 Tests
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