The RPR (Rapid Plasma Reagin) test is a non-treponemal method for the serological detection of syphilis. The antigen – a particulate carbon suspension coated with lipid complexes – agglutinates in the presence of serum reagins. Reagins are antibodies present in the serum of syphilitic patients. Visible agglutination in the form of black clumps which can be viewed macroscopically, indicate the presence of such antibodies in the sample tested.
The RPR (Rapid Plasma Reagin) is a macroscopic screening test for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of Non-Treponema (reagin) in serum or plasma.
The kit contains RPR antigen which is based on the easy to use VDRL carbon antigens. In the presence of the reagin, the antigen causes flocculation of the carbon particles, which appears as black clumps. The charcoal particles contained in the antigen suspension enhances the visual appearance of the coagglutination in positive samples.
The IM (Infectious Mononucleosis) test kit is a slide agglutination test for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of heterophile antibodies (HE) specific for infectious mononucleosis (IM) in serum.