Latex Slide Agglutination Tests
We offer a range of low cost Rapid Latex Slide Agglutination Test Kits.
Strep A Latex Kit 50 tests
A 10-minute latex slide agglutination test for direct detection of Group A Streptococci, obtained from the pharynx of patients with upper respiratory infection.
Strep B Latex Kit 50 tests
Direct 10-minute latex slide agglutination test for the identification of pregnant women at risk of passing Group B streptococcal infections to infants.
Strep Grouping Kit 50 tests
Contains slide latex agglutination reagents for grouping the four major streptococci: A, B, C and G.
We can also supply Group A (T-Typing) Antisera and Group B Streptococci Typing Antisera and Streptococcus pneumoniae antisera. Please contact us for further details
Salmonella Latex Kit 30 tests
Screening for the presence of Salmonella isolated from food and clinical specimens by slide latex agglutination test using highly specific antibodies against salmonella H (flagellar antigen).
Please our large range of Salmonella Typing Antisera
E. coli O157 Latex Kit 30 tests
LPS antigen extraction procedure based on a colony sweep method from selective media for more sensitive and cost-effective screening, giving results in as little as 10 minutes. The risk of laboratory infection is decreased while increasing specificity for colony sweeping and direct stool screening when acute infection is suspected.
Please see our range of Escherichia coli Typing Antisera
MRSA Latex Test Kit 50 tests
A slide latex agglutination test using a highly specific monoclonal antibody for the detection of penicillin binding protein 2′ (PBP2′), The test can be performed in 10 – 15 minutes from one loopful of bacterial cells taken from a blood agar plate.
Staph aureus Latex Kit 100 Test
Differentiation of S. aureus from other staphylococcal bacteria is possible in two minutes with this rapid slide latex kit, this kit serves as a perfect complement to the above MRSA Kits. Latex particles sensitised with fibrinogen and rabbit plasma are used in this test.
We can also supply a range of Staphylococcal Coagulase Typing Antisera.
Please contact us for further details
Vibrio cholerae O1 Latex Kit 50 Tests
The Vibrio cholerae O1 Latex kit contains three separate latex reagents for typing / detecting V.cholerae O1: reagent A is a suspension of latex particles coated with a monoclonal antibody to a cell wall antigen of V.cholerae serogroups O1 strains and reagents B and C are used for subtyping.
Please see our range of V. cholerae Typing Antisera
ASO Latex Kit 50 / 100 tests
The ASO (Antistreptolysin O titre) test is primarily used to help determine whether a person has had a recent streptococcal infection
RF Latex Kit 50 / 100 tests
The RF (Rheumatoid factor) test is primarily used to help diagnose rheumatoid arthritis or Sjorgren’s syndrome and to help distinguish them from other forms of arthritis or other conditions that cause similar symptoms.
CRP Latex Kit 50 / 100 tests
While the CRP (C-reactive protein) test is not specific enough to diagnose a particular disease, it does serve as a general marker for infection and inflammation. It is used to monitor wound healing and to monitor patients who have had surgery as an early detection system for possible infections
Other Products Available
We have an extensive product range consisting of the following: