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.