Rapid malaria test FIRST RESPONSE®
Plasmodiumwhole blood

rapid malaria test
rapid malaria test
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Rapid test for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum HRP2 specific antigen in whole blood WHO prequali ed * Simple & fast - 3 steps with only 5 µL of capillary blood - Results in 20 minutes P. falciparum diagnosis orientation - Detection of HRP2 speci c antigen High performances ** - Speci city 100% - Sensitivity 100% THE SOLUTION Malaria is a serious, sometimes fatal, parasitic disease characterized by fever, chills and anemia, and caused by a parasite transmitted from one human to another by anophel mosquitoes. Five plasmodium species can infect humans: Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae and P. kwolesi. In humans, sporozoites migrate to the liver, where they develop and release into blood another form, merozoites, which infects erythrocytes. Half of the worldwide population is exposed to malaria risk : in 2015, 212 million cases were identi ed, and the disease caused 429,000 deaths. First Response® Malaria Ag. P. falciparum is a single use immunochromatographic qualitative test for the detection of Histidin Rich Protein 2 (HRP2) antigen in blood, in order to allow the practician to apply the adaptated therapy.


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