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   Malaria Test, Paracheck Device
(Laboratory > Diagnostic tests)
last updated : 2011/01/01
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CodeDescriptionInd. priceShip. weightShip. vol.
MALARIA TEST, 'PARACHECK DEVICE', rapid, kit for 5 testsCHF 5,600,078kg0,546L
MALARIA TEST, 'PARACHECK DEVICE', rapid, kit for 25 testsCHF 15,000,28kg2,296406L
Cold chain : Storage +15 to +25°C

General information

Rapid test for detecting the HRP-II protein specifically secreted by Plasmodium falciparum.

Based on an immunochromatographic technique.

Used for plasmodium falciparum malaria diagnosis.



25 capillary tubes


25 individually packed tests


1 reagent bottle: clearing buffer with dropper-bottle


25 alcohol drenched tampons


Rapid test (15 min.) in 2 steps (application of 5 µl blood and 300 µl reactive or 6 drops)


Sensitivity: 95.5%


Specificity: 96%


Performance in capillary and venous blood (collected in EDTA tube)


At room temperature: + 4°C - +30°C

Shelf life:

25 tests  19 months


5 tests  17 months


No usage beyond expiry date


Kit of 25 or 5 tests


The gold standard method must remain the thick drop and the smear Giemsa stained.


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