MALARIA P.f/Pan

Malaria is a serious, sometimes fatal, parasitic disease characterized by high fevers, shaking chills and flu-like illness, and is caused by a parasite that is transmitted from one human to another by the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes. The disease now occurs in more than 90 countries worldwide, and it is estimated that there are over 500 million clinical cases and 2.7 million malaria-caused deaths per year, 75% of them are African children. The infection with P. falciparum, if not promptly treated, may be fatal.

PRODUCT FEATURES

SD BIOLINE Malaria Ag P.f/Pan test is a one step, rapid, qualitative and differential test for the detection of HRP-II (Histidine-rich protein II) specific to P. falciparum and pLDH (Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase) Pan specific to P. species in human blood sample.

  • Differential diagnosis between Plasmodium falciparum and the other Plasmodium species (P.vivax, P.ovale, P. malariae)
  • Specimen : Whole blood (5㎕)
  • Test result :15 minutes
  • Storage : 1~40℃
  • Sensitivity : 99.7% (P.f), 95.5% (non-P.f)
  • Specificity : 99.5%
  • Maximized sensitivity and specificity

On October 31st, 2011, posted in: Other rapid test by