• The NycoCard System is Axis-Shield's most widely distributed product range, particularly suited to countries with developing healthcare systems.
  • The system offers four selected point-of-care tests: CRP, HbA1c, D-Dimer and U-Albumin.
  • They can all be analysed on the same instrument - the NycoCard Reader II.
  • NycoCard was introduced to the market in the early 1990's starting with the non-instrumental NycoCard CRP card-test, followed by the NycoCard D-Dimer.
  • The Reader is a low-cost, portable point-of-care instrument designed for rapid and reliable measurements of NycoCard products.

The NycoCard System comprises four selected PoC tests: CRP, HbA1c, D-Dimer and U-Albumin. They can all be analysed on the same instrument - the NycoCard Reader II.

The NycoCard System is Axis-Shield's most widely distributed product range, particularly suited to countries with developing healthcare systems. It represents a versatile, low-cost package designed to deliver reliable testing for certain key markers, in the presence of the patient. The system offers four selected point-of-care tests: CRP, HbA1c, D-Dimer and U-Albumin. They can all be analysed on the same instrument - the NycoCard Reader II.

NycoCard - an established technology
NycoCard was introduced to the market in the early 1990's starting with the non-instrumental NycoCard CRP card-test, followed by the NycoCard D-Dimer. HbA1c and U-Albumin concluded the range of planned NycoCard tests for the point-of-care market. During this time the NycoCard Reader and Reader II were also introduced, satisfying demand for automated reading of NycoCard tests.

NycoCard® Reader

The Reader is a low-cost, portable point-of-care instrument designed for rapid and reliable measurements of NycoCard products.

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.

 

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