FAQ

suPARnostic® TurbiLatex

The suPARnostic® TurbiLatex test has been validated on blood samples drawn in EDTA- or Lithium Heparin anti-coagulant collection tubes.

Yes, only venous blood can be used.

No, the suPARnostic® TurbiLatex test has not been validated on serum samples.

It is not recommended to dilute samples as diluted samples report erroneous suPAR concentrations. If samples with a very high concentration must be estimated, please contact the manufacturer for guidance and support.

As with all turbidimetric tests, a prozone effect can be induced, but with regards to the suPARnostic® TurbiLatex Test samples with a concentration up to 400 ng/ml do not interfere with the Test Measuring Range.

The suPARnostic® TurbiLatex Reagents come in universal bottles and need to be transferred to original cassettes/bottles for the appropriate instrument before they are onboarded.

No, dedicated cassettes/bottles for the clinical chemistry analysers of interest need to be purchased by the lab in addition to the TurbiLatex kit.
The suPARnostic® TurbiLatex Reagents must be transferred to the dedicated cassettes/bottles before being placed in the appropriate instrument.

The analysis of suPAR on the Chemical Clinical instruments takes 10 minutes.

We do not have an FDA approval yet, but will apply for it.
We are CE/IVD approved which is enough to be able to sell in Europe and many other markets.

suPARnostic® Quick Triage Test

For the suPARnostic® Quick Triage Test plasma in EDTA anti-coagulant collection tubes have been validated.

The suPARnostic® Quick Triage test has not been validated on serum samples.

Yes, only venous blood can be used.

The following extra equipment is required; centrifuge, pipettes (10uL-100uL), tips, and tubes.