PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN RAPID TEST

RAPID TEST

psaUsed for semi-quantitative detection of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in human whole blood, serum and plasma.

• Early detection of prostate cancer

• CE certified by European Notified Body (CE 1434)

• Cut-off: 4 ng /ml

Sensitivity: 100%, Specificity: 100%, (+) Predictive V: 100%, (-) Predictive 100%

Test Procedure

1.Bring the tests and whole blood / serum / plasma samples to room temperature, Take the test out of its pouch.

2. For Whole Blood Samples: Draw whole blood and put 2 drops (60 μl) into the sample well of the cassette. Immediately after, 2 drops of diluent is added into the sample well and allowed to soak in. For Serum / Plasma Samples: Draw serum / plasma and put 1 drop (30 μl) into the sample well of the cassette. Immediately after, 2 drops of diluent is added into the sample well and allowed to soak in. Avoid the formation of any air bubbles.

3. Depending on the anti-HCV concentration in the sample, the test can react even in 5 minutes. Results should be read at 15 minutes as shown below. Do not interpret results beyond 20 minutes, results forming after 20 minutes should be regarded as invalid.

 Interpretation of Results

Negative: Only one colored line is visible in “C” area, indicating that hepatitis C antibody does not exist.

Positive: Two colored lines are visible in “C” and “T” areas, indicating that hepatitis C antibody exists.Low concentration of hepatitis C antibody may cause a faint line in “T” area. Even such a faint line in “T” area should be regarded as “positive”.

Invalid: No colored line is visible or only one colored line is visible in “T” area; test should be repeated using a new test device.

Why use Racoo Screening?

Racoo Screening has 16 years’ experience in assisting companies and other organisations with the development and management of their drug and alcohol programme, including their drug and alcohol misuse policy.

Whether you are a small business, large international corporate or public sector organisation, Racoo Screening can help with your individual requirements offering a professional, personal and flexible implementation and advice service.

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