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 points to a viral or self-limiting bacterial infection.
- Sample volume: 1.5 µL
- Assay time: 4 minutes
- Sample material: Capillary blood, serum or anticoagulated venous blood (EDTA or heparin)
- Measuring range: 8-200 mg/L (whole blood), 5-160 mg/L (serum and plasma)
- Automatic measurement and correction for hematocrit
- Excellent correlation to laboratory methods