• Our Vision is to improve healthcare as a global provider of innovative and reliable diagnostic tests.
  • Our Mission is to identify and develop novel patentable diagnostic markers and technologies which can be commercialised to meet clinical needs, both in the laboratory and at the point of care.
  • We will collaborate with partners, create branded products and identify complementary businesses which support our objective of continuing to grow as a respected and profitable healthcare company.
  • Our Values include meeting all current and future regulatory, quality and environmental standards appropriate for our industry and the countries in which we operate.

Axis-Shield's Afinion state of the art AS100 Analyzer is designed to enable quick and easy on-the-spot testing, regardless of the sample type, which may be whole blood, plasma or urine, and to deliver accurate results during patient consultation for improved patient management.

The Afinion Point-of-Care Analyzer now has a new dedicated website. For further information about the Analyzer visit www.afinion.net, our website specially dedicated to Afinion, and which includes a demonstration video.

The Analyzer and test cartridges have been precision engineered by external organisations according to Axis-Shield designs and specifications, with each test cartridge containing an integrated sample collection device and all necessary reagents for one single analysis.

Currently the following tests are available: HbA1c for monitoring of diabetic control and increasingly disease diagnosis, Albumin/Creatinine Ratio (ACR) urine test for assessing degree of diabetic renal complications and C-Reactive Protein (CRP) test for differentiation between bacterial and viral infections and whether antibiotic treatment is merited. The latest addition to the test panel is a lipid panel for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment. Afinion™ Multiassay Analyser

Multiassay Analyzer

The Afinion Analyzer is a concept comprising an instrument specially designed to measure various chemistries, and consequently a very wide range of potential tests. The reagent cartridge and the instrument are designed as closed units.

A unique fail-safe system supervises and logs every step during processing and measurement. This ensures that a result will never be displayed if an error occurs during sample handling or measurement.

Material Safety Data Sheets for all Axis-Shield PoC products can be found here

*Products may not be approved for sale in all countries. Please contact us for further details.

Axis-Shield at a Glance

A pioneering organisation focused on the development and manufacturing of important and innovative in vitro diagnostic tests for use in clinical laboratories and at the point of care.

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Focus on Homocysteine

As a general marker of overall health status, few tests carry greater predictive weight than Homocysteine. The amount of Homocysteine in your blood is one of the best independent indicators of how healthy you are.


› Axis-Shield Homocysteine assays

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Diagnostics for the laboratory & the point of care in areas of clinical need including diabetes, cardiovascular & neurodegenerative disease, rheumatoid arthritis & infectious disease.