Cryptosporidium parvum (Crypto)


CerTest Crypto one step card test is a coloured chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of Cryptosporidium in stool samples.

CerTest Crypto card test offers a simple and a highly sensitive screening assay to make a presumptive diagnosis of cryptosporidiosis.


Method: Lateral Flow
Time to result: 10 minutes
Specimen Type: Faecal
Storage up to: 2 Years


Cryptosporidium parvum is the major cause of persistent diarrhoea in developing countries.

This parasite is recognised as a highly infectious enteric pathogen and infective stage is transmitted by the fecal-oral route.

Symptoms of cryptosporidiosis include watery diarrhoea, stomach cramps, weight loss, nausea and sometimes fever.