Schistosome Test Kits
The Schistosome Test Kit uses membrane filter technology to quantify schistosome eggs in urine and comes complete with everything needed to carry out fast, accurate tests in the field.
The Schistosome Test Kit includes 500 13mm polycarbonate screen membrane filters (choice of 12, 20, or 30 µm pore size), 5 13mm plastic Swinnex filter holders, 2 syringes (10 cc), a pair of forceps, and a convenient plastic case.
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Schistosome Test Kit Specifications
The Schistosome Test Kit is a portable, all-in-one-tool for immediate determination of schistosome eggs in urine. Testing for schistosome eggs is extremely important as hundreds of millions of people are infected with the parasitic disease known as Schistosomiasis. The World Health Organization considers Schistosomiasis the second most important disease on the planet.
|Polycarbonate Screen Membrane Filter Specifications|
|Sterilization||Gamma Irradiation or Ethylene Oxide (EtO)|
|USP Class VI Testing||Passed|
|BSA Protein Binding||<5 μg/cm²|
|Max Operating Temp.||140°C (284°F)|
|Sealing Compatibility||Ultrasonic, Heat, Radio Frequency and Insert Molding|
|Pore Size Range||12 μm|
|Autoclavable||Yes (30 minutes at 121 °C)
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