• 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.

Afinion Lipid Panel Test

Test for the quantitative determination of
- Total Cholesterol (Chol)
- High Density Lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL)
- Low-Density Lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL)
- Triglycerides (Trig)
- non-HDL
- Chol/HDL ratio
in whole blood, serum and plasma, used in the diagnosis and treatment of Lipid disorders.

The Afinion™ Lipid Panel test and the fully automated Afinion™ Analyzer, give you reliable results conveniently available when and where you need them. Patient consultations can be carried out with confidence. The Lipid Panel Test Cartridge contains all reagents necessary for the measurement of a full Lipid Panel

- Sample volume: 15µL
- Assay time: 8 minutes
- 6 results in one test
- Configurable display of measuring units
- Ready to use controls
- Kit size: 15 tests, separately packed cartridges
Measuring a Lipid Panel/Cholesterol is recommended by NCEP (National Cholesterol Education Program) every five years in healthy adults, more regularly if you have other risk factors, in children and youths who are at an increased risk and to evaluate the success of lipid-lowering treatment.

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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