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Typhoid IgM/IgG Antibody Rapid Test

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Introduction

Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection caused by Salmonella Typhi that causes symptoms. Symptoms may vary from mild to severe and usually begin 6 to 30 days after exposure. Often there is a gradual onset of a high fever over several days. This is commonly accompanied by weakness, abdominal pain, headaches, constipation, and mild vomiting. Typhoid fever is a type of enteric fever, along with paratyphoid fever

About the product

AbChek Typhoid IgM/IgG Rapid Test is a lateral flow immunochromatographic assay for the simultaneous detection and differentiation of anti-Salmonella Typhi (S. Typhi) IgM and IgG in human serum, plasma, or whole blood. It is intended to be used as a screening test and as an aid in the diagnosis of infection with S. Typhi. Any reactive specimen with the Typhoid IgM/IgG Rapid Test must be confirmed with an alternative testing methods like culture, Widal test, ELISA, etc.)

Specifications

  1. Specimen: Whole blood/ Serum/Plasma
  2. Shelf life and storage temperature: 24 months at 4-300 C
  3. Performance Characteristics: Sensitivity – 100% , Specificity – 100%
  4. Result interpretation time: 15 – 20 mins.
  5. Detects IgM and IgG to S. Typhi in the same test
  6. Use of highly purified somatic O and flagellar H antigens to increase sensitivity.

Each kit contains:

Individually sealed foil pouches containing:

  • One cassette device
  • One desiccant
  • Plastic droppers
  • Assay buffer
  • One package insert (instruction for use)