WITNESS Dirofilaria®

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  • Description:

      • Rapid Immuno-Migration (RIM) Assay for detection of adult female Dirofilaria immitis (heartworm) antigen in dogs and cats†.
      • Point-of-Care test with results in 10 minutes or less.

        Recommendations for use:

          • Suspicion of heartworm infestation in dogs or cats.
          • Screening of dogs prior to commencement or resumption of Heartworm prevention programs where adult worms may be detectable.
          • Confirmation of efficacy of adulticidal treatment.
          • Yearly health check, especially when dog is on monthly heartworm preventative.

                Pack sizes:

                KIT CONTENTS:

                1. 10 pouches, each containing 1 test device and desiccant.
                2. 1 Buffer dropper bottle (2.8 ml).
                3. Instructions for use.
                4. 10 pipettes.


                  • Patented RIM® technology.
                  • Simple 2 step process with easy to read colour change result.
                  • Quality European manufacturing.
                  • Anti-coagulated whole blood (EDTA, Heparin), serum or plasma as sample.
                  • Storage and testing at room temperature.
                  • No additional equipment required.
                          • Dosage:

                              • The Witness® test performance is independent of circulating microfilaria and can be used to detect amicrolifaraemic or ‘occult’ infections.
                              • False negative results can occur with immature heartworm infections or male only infections.


                                  • Shelf life 12-18 months.
                                  • Store at 2-25°C.
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