• 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.


Our RPR (Rapid Plasma Reagin)   kit is used for the determination of antibodies to VDRL antigen in human serum or plasma. The 500-test kit can be used for rapid screening of patients, healthy individuals or     blood bank donations.

MICROSYPH (TPHA) is a rapid assay for detection of antibodies to Treponema pallidum in serum or plasma. The simple and convenient assay is available in up to 1000 test pack sizes.





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RPR (Rapid Plasma Reagin)
A simple reagin slide test to measure the presence of non-treponemal antibodies produced as a consequence of syphilitic infection.

  • Carbon particles allow results to be read by eye
  • Smooth reagent preparation causes good result definition and high sensitivity
  • Assay can be used qualitatively or semi-quantitatively
  • Liquid reagents can be used with serum or plasma
  • Suitable for use in blood donor screening
  • 500 test kit size
  • Kits and components available with good stability.

Kit Components:
Reagin antigen, dispensing bottle and needle, disposable test cards, reagin positive control serum, reagin negative control serum.

1047 samples were tested and all gave the correct result:
700 negative serum
55 positive serum
200 negative plasma
92 positive plasma



Rapid haemagglutination assay for the detection of T.pallidum antibodies.

  • Convenient and specific test, simple to perform
  • Minimal laboratory equipment
  • Easily adaptable to automated liquid handling equipment
  • Available in 200, 500 and 1000 test kit sizes

Kit Components:

Test cells, control cells, diluent, positive and negative controls,


*Products may not be approved for sale in all countries. Please contact your local distributor 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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