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Malaria Rapid Test (Pan-LDH) 

Malaria Rapid Test (P.f/vivax)


Customers around the world ask about Malaria tests and the most efficient treatment of malaria.  The numerous questions about malaria are necessary in order to clarify which kind of Malaria test would best suit an organization or any city that is dealing with massive numbers of malaria infections and requests for the best quality malaria test kits on the market.  Malaria Rapid Tests are some of the most inexpensive and highly effective Malaria diagnostic tests available on the market today.  The malaria parasite invades countries, cities, and towns across the globe.  Treatment of malaria is important in considering the appropriate malaria test to guarantee control of the malaria parasiteMalaria Antigen tests, or Malaria Rapid tests like those offered by Los Angeles-based Diagnostic Automation/Cortez Diagnostics, Inc., are some of the most effective and easy-to-use malaria rapid testing devices on the market today.

As a major distributor and supplier of medical testing equipment, Diagnostic Automation/Cortez Diagnostics, Inc. offers two convenient, reliable, and inexpensive Malaria Rapid Tests:   One Malaria Rapid Test is for Pan-LDH antigens.  This Malaria Rapid Test can detect all four species of malaria Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium oval, and Plasmodium malaria.  This Malaria Rapid Test is for the qualitative detection of one or more of the known Malaria species: P. falciparum, p. vivax, P. oval, and/or P. malaria by detecting lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in human blood.  This Malaria Rapid Test is for in vitro diagnostic use only.  The second easy-to-use Malaria Rapid Test(P.f/vivax) is for detection of pf and pv antigens only. This particular Malaria Rapid Test(P.f/vivax) is a rapid, qualitative test for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum and/or Plasmodium vivax in whole blood.  This simple Malaria Rapid Test(P.f/vivax) is also for in-vitro diagnostic use.



Malaria is a serious, sometimes fatal infection of red blood cells caused by the bite of a carrier mosquito.  Prompt and accurate diagnosis like that obtained using a Malaria Rapid Test, followed by effective malaria treatment, is currently the main malaria diagnostic test control strategy.  Early diagnosis of the malaria parasite infection, like that offered through a malaria rapid test, and prompt, effective treatment of malaria is critical to prevent severe disease, death and malaria transmission.  Malaria Rapid tests play an important role in many countries who have health clinics that need to perform on-site tests in various field conditions, and Malaria Rapid Tests are often used by community health workers in areas where malaria microscopy is not always immediately available.   In addition, an ever-increasing number of travelers each year who visit various tropical countries return with malaria parasite infections. The Malaria Rapid Test Kits are regarded as accurate malaria diagnostic tests to detect any species of the malaria parasite for this population as well.



Diagnostic Automation/Cortez Diagnostics, Inc. distributes these user-friendly Malaria Rapid Tests throughout the world.  Our Malaria Rapid Tests are simple, and the procedures to perform both malaria rapid tests can be done easily and results obtained quickly.  The treatment of malaria presents a diagnostic challenge to many infected areas throughout the world.  In these areas, rapid detection of the malaria parasite, as that offered in a Malaria Rapid Test, and early treatment of malaria infection remain the most important goals in the successfully treatment of malaria.  Countries with large population segments susceptible to malaria infection, have greater choice for quality malaria rapid tests like those offered by our company.  Malaria Rapid Tests are more suited to health workers in situations where health services are deficient or absent.  These Malaria Rapid Tests have been assessed as safe and effective as malaria test diagnostic tools for community health workers, making these Malaria Rapid Tests extremely useful, especially in rural areas.  Previous studies have confirmed the high sensitivity and specificity of these Malaria Rapid Tests under field conditions. Therefore, the Malaria Rapid Test can be used as a valuable tool as a rapid diagnostic test of malaria.

Diagnostic Automation/Cortez Diagnostics is pleased to offer these two Malaria Rapid Test formats — the Malaria Rapid Test for Pan-LDH antigens and a Malaria Rapid Test for pf and pv antigens.  For more information regarding these Malaria Rapid Tests, please contact our Customer Service Department.  These Malaria Rapid Tests are available in cassette format only.



Diagnostic Automation/Cortez Diagnostics, Inc. is a USA based company manufacturing and distributing Rapid Tests (HIV Rapid Test, Drug Tests or Drugs of Abuse Rapid Tests, Cardiac Rapid Tests, Allergy Rapid Tests, Cancer Rapid Tests, Pregnancy Rapid Tests, Urine Reagent Strips, etc.), ELISA Test Kits (Autoimmune diseases ELISA Kit, Cardiac Markers, Allergy ELISA kits, HIV ELISA kits, etc.),IFA Kits (Autoimmune diseases IFA Kits, Autoimmune Disease Kits, Bacterial Disease IFA Kits, etc.), Chemilluminescence immuno assays (Infectious Disease kits, Fertility Assays/CLIA kits, Diabetes Assays/CLIA kits, Cardio-Vascular/CIA kits, Tumor Marker Assays kits, etc.), and ELISA readers – ELISA washers and Serology test kits.

Please contact our Customer Service Department for information about any of these Rapid Tests, ELISA Test Kits, CIA Kits, IFA Kits, or any other drug testing products of interest.

Malaria Rapid Test kits

Malaria Rapid test

Malaria is a serious parasitic disease characterized by fever, chills, and anemia and is caused by a parasite that is transmitted from one human to another through the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes. There are four kinds of malaria that can infect humans: Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, and P. malariae. In humans, the parasites (called sporozoites) migrate to the liver where they mature and release another form, the merozoites. The disease now occurs in more than 90 countries worldwide, and it is estimated that there are over 500 million clinical cases and 2.7 million malaria-caused deaths per year.

At present, malaria is diagnosed by looking for the parasites in a drop of blood. Blood will be put onto a microscope slide and stained so that the parasites will be visible under a microscope.

We offer two formats of the test. One test, the Malaria (Pan-LDH) W/B RapiCard™ InstaTest Cat# 172120-25, can detect all four species of malaria Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium ovale, and Plasmodium malariae. This pan-LDH Antigen Test contains a membrane strip, which is pre-coated with anti-pan LDH monoclonal antibodies on the test line region of the strip. When a Whole Blood specimen is applied at one end of the membrane and following the application of the assay buffer, it reacts with the colloidal gold-anti-pan LDH antibody that has already been applied to the specimen pad. The mixture then migrates chromate-graphically towards the other end of the membrane and reacts with the monoclonal antibodies previously placed on the test line region. If the blood contains one or more of the four Malaria species, a colored line will appear in the test line region, showing a positive result. The absence of the colored line in the test region indicates a negative result; therefore the whole blood does not contain detectable levels of any of the Malaria species.

The other format, Malaria (Pf/Vivax) W/B RapiCard™ InstaTest Cat# 172110-25, will differentiate between the two species: Plasmodium falciparum anf Plasmodium Viavax. This Malaria pf (HRP II) / pv (LDH) Antigen 172110-25 Test contains a membrane strip, which is pre-coated with two monoclonal antibodies as two separate lines across a test strip. One monoclonal antibody (test line 1) is specific to the P. falciparum histidine rich protein-2 (Pf HRP-2) and another monoclonal antibody (test line 2) is specific to the lactate dehydrogenase of the P. vivax species (pvLDH). A Conjugate pad is dispensed with monoclonal antibodies conjugated to colloidal gold, which are specific to P. falciparum histidine rich protein-2 (Pf HRP-2) and specific to the lactate dehydrogenase of P. vivax. Therefore, the antigen of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax can be differentially detected.