CRP Quick Test
The CRP quick test is used for the detection of the C-reactive protein in whole blood, serum and plasma. The CRP level increases to a particularly high level with the presence of bacterial infections and is considered a risk factor for arteriosclerosis.
Advantages of the CRP Quick Test
- Quick differentiation between viral and bacterial causes
- Easy-to-use rapid test
- Results instantly available – no need to wait for a laboratory test
- CRP test with high sensitivity (10mg/l)
The C-reactive protein is a part of the group of active phase proteins and, consequently, of the immune system. In the event of bacterial infection, after surgery or in the presence of inflammatory processes in the body, the CRP level dramatically increases. The increase in CRP concentration to >10mg/l can be detected with this CRP rapid test; in order to indicate a widespread serious inflammation or bacterial infection, it not only has the 10mg/l-test line, but an additional line for levels >30mg/l.
As it is well known that a bacterial infection causes a far higher CRP level than a viral one, the CRP test enables you to quickly and reliably distinguish between the two infections so that you can choose the appropriate treatment.
Because the CRP test is easy to use, you can easily carry it out in your medical practice – no need for a laboratory. The CRP quick test will help you save essential time when beginning the required treatment.
- Bring the CRP quick test and reagents to room temperature
- Put the reagent in the mixing tube and add the blood, serum or plasma sample
- Put the filter on the tube
- Drip the reagent and sample combination onto the CRP test
- Read the results after 5 minutes
The CRP test contains the test lines for 10mg/l and 30mg/l, plus one further line so that you can verify that the CRP test has been carried out correctly, even if the results are negative.
The test kit consists of: 10 CRP quick test cassettes, mixer tubes, filters, reagent, pipettes and detailed instructions.