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Malaria

Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease caused by a parasite from Plasmodium genus. It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions, including parts of the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Malaria is the most important parasitological disease in the world, affects several hundred millions of humans each year, and is responsible for 1 million to 3 million deaths.

Recently, WHO recommended performing malaria diagnosis using rapid tests before initiating anti-malarial therapy.

OptiMAL-IT is an individual immunochromatographic rapid test for malaria diagnosis on whole blood samples based on the detection of pLDH (parasite lactate dehydrogenase) of Plasmodium sp. OptiMAL-IT is able to differentiate P. falciparum from non-P. falciparum in just 20 minutes.

OptiMAL-IT Individual Rapid Malaria Test
OptiMAL-IT Individual Rapid Malaria Test

710024
Individual immunochromatographic rapid test for detection of pLDH (parasite lactate dehydrogenase) of Plasmodium species in whole blood samples (24 tests)

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OptiMAL Positive Control
OptiMAL Positive Control

710011
Control for verifying performance of the immunochromatographic (dipstick) test OptiMAL-IT (8 tests)

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16489_cmd OptiMAL-IT, a Reference Tool for Malaria Diagnosis and Therapy Control Click to download