Product Information: Rapid Kits

RAPID KITS are a new range of products being developed by ADL These sensitive, user-friendly kits are of assistance to aquatic health specialists in the field as well as the laboratory. The ISAV Rapid Kit is now available from ADL and a range of Rapid Kits to detect fish and shrimp pathogens is under development.

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ISAV Rapid Kits work on a the principal of lateral flow (immunochromatography) for the qualitative detection of ISAV in fish kidney.  The kit has both a control line and a test line that are not visible before conducting the test. The control line is a procedural control and a purple line will always appear there if the test is carried out properly. A purple line will be visible in the test line when the sample added contains ISAV. isav_positive_result.jpg