Test for qualitative detection of Hemoglobin-S in whole blood using visual check method.
Herrick observed the sickling of erythrocytes from patients with sickle cell anaemia. Since then over 250 structural variants of the haemoglobin molecule have been describe. Itano reported poor solubility of deoxyhaemoglobin-S in concentrate phosphate buffer. Several modifications of the original procedure have been reported.
Sickle Cell Test Procedure
- Screening test for sickle cell anemia
- Double Reagents with Long Shelf Life
- Easy Interpretation
- Fast Result
|Sample Type||Human Whole Blood|
|Number Of Reagents||2 (Dry Powder and Buffer Reagent)|
|Sample Volume Required Per Test||20 µL|
|Reagent Volume Required Per Test||2000 µl|
|R1:R2 Mixing Ratio:||NA|
|Incubation Time||5 min|
|Pack Sizes||50 Test|
|Kit components||Separate reagent bottles each for R1 (Buffer Colution) and R2 (Dry Powder)
Instructions for Use.
|Storage Temperature||2-30 0C|
|Shelf life||18 months|
|Kit dimensions||50 Test – 85x105x45 mm|
|Approx. weight of kit||50 Test – 88 gms|
|Production Capacity||600 mn ml per annum|