Leishmania canis is a chronic zoonotic parasitic disease. It can cause irregular high fever, anemia, cytopenia, hepatosplenomegaly, skin mucosal degeneration and other clinical symptoms.The disease is widespread all over the world, especially in hilly areas.
The Leishmania canis Antibody Rapid Test is based on sandwich lateral flow immunochromatographic assay.
-Allow all materials, including specimen and test device, recover to 15-25℃ before running the assay.
-Take out the test device from the foil pouch and place it horizontally.
-Collect 20μL of the prepared specimen into a vial of assay buffer and mix well. Then drop 3 drops (approx. 120μL) of the diluted sample into the sample hole “S” of the test card, respectfully matching the windows. Start the timer.
-Interpret the result in 5-10 minutes. Result after 10 minutes is considered as invalid.
INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS
-Positive (+): The presence of both “C” line and zone “T” line, no matter T line is clear or vague.
-Negative (-): Only clear C line appear. No T line.
-Invalid: No colored line appears in C zone. No matter if T line appears.