ABBOTT Bioline Malaria Ag P.f/PanMalaria Antigen P.f/Pan (HRP-II/pLDH) Test
Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal parasitic disease characterized by fever, chills, and anemia. The disease is caused by a parasite that is transmitted from one human to another through the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes. The disease now occurs in 95 countries worldwide, and it is estimated that there are over 214 million clinical cases and 438,000 malaria caused deaths in 2015, 95 % of them are African children. The infection with P. falciparum, if not promptly treated, may be fatal.
Distinguish the P.f infection from other species (P.v, P.m or P.o)
Useful for the region where all malaria species are circulated
Specimen : Whole blood (5 µl)
Test result : 15 minutes (up to 30 minutes)
Shelf life and storage temperature: 24 months from the date of manufacturing at 1-40 °C