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Canine Heartworm Ag Test Kit

Our Canine Heartworm Ag Rapid Test Kit is a sandwich lateral flow immunochromatographic assay for the qualitative detection of Dirofilaria immitis in dog’s blood samples. Please review the Heartworm Ag Rapid Test Kit specification below:



    Principle: Sandwich lateral flow immunochromatographic assay

    Intended use: Detection of Canine Heartworm Antigen

    Specimen: Serum, plasma or whole blood

    Sensitivity: 93.5%

    Specificity: 99.8% – No cross reaction against Dipetalonema reconditum

    Reading time: 5 – 10 min

    Shelf life: 18 months under room temperature

    Storage: 2 – 30°C. No freezing

    Packing size: 10 tests/box

    Certification: ISO 9001, 13485 certified


  • Heartworm Antigen rapid test is a quick and easy diagnostic tool that can be performed during consultation in just 5 – 10 minutes
  • Heartworm Antigen rapid test can be stored for 18 months at room temperature, between 2 and 30°C

Kit Components:

  • 10 X foil pouches, each containing one cassette, one pipette, and a desiccant
  • 10 X assay buffer tubes (0.5 ml each)
  • 10 X centrifugal tubes
  • Product Manual

Test procedure:


    1. Take canine blood, serum or plasma as a sample.
    2. Take out the cassette from the foil pouch and place it horizontally.
    3. Drip 1 drop of sample and immediately drip 2 drops of assay buffer into the sample hole.
    4. Interpret the result in 5 – 10 minutes. Results after 10 minutes are considered as invalid.

Interpretation of results:

Positive: The presence of both C band and T band, no matter T band is clear or vague.

Negative: Only clear C band appears.

Invalid: No coloured band appears in C zone, no matter whether T band appears.


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