• The Afinion Analyser is a concept comprising an instrument specially designed to measure various chemistries, and consequently a very wide range of potential tests.
  • Axis-Shield's Afinion state of the art AS100 Analyser is designed to enable quick and easy on-the-spot testing.
  • A unique fail-safe system supervises and logs every step during processing and measurement.
  • Results will never be displayed if an error occurs during sample handling or measurement.
  • The Analyser and test cartridges have been precision engineered by external organisations according to Axis-Shield designs and specifications.
  • Each test cartridge contains an integrated sample collection device and all necessary reagents for one single analysis.
  • Delivering accurate results during patient consultation for improved patient management.

The Afinion CRP test is an important point of care assay to indicate bacterial or viral cause of infection. With a total assay time of only 4 minutes, the CRP test result can support the clinical diagnosis of an inflammation.

Unnecessary use of antibiotics can be avoided if the CRP result indicates a viral infection.

Facts about the Afinion CRP test

  • Sample volume: 1.5 µL
  • Assay time: 4 minutes
  • Sample material: Capillary blood, serum or anticoagulated venous blood (EDTA or heparin)
  • Measuring Range: 5 - 200 mg/L (whole blood), 5 - 160 mg/L (serum and plasma)
  • Low imprecision and excellent correlation to laboratory methods 
  • Automatic hematocrit correction
  • Kit size: 15 tests. Separately packed cartridges
  • Afinion CRP Controls: 2 levels, ready to use

The CRP Test Cartridge contains all reagents necessary for measurement of CRP in whole blood, serum or plasma.

For more information visit the afinion.net website.

*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.


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