Quick, early and reliable detection of albumin in urine1,2,3
The Micral-Test strip is an easy to use test designed to deliver quick and accurate results, specific for human albumin and sensitive across the diagnostic range.
Normal urine contains very little protein: usually, less than 10 mg/dL or 100 mg per 24 hours is excreted.5 Persistent microalbuminuria indicateds a high probability of damage to the kidney glomerular filtration capacity.6 Albuminuria is the term used when albumin levels reach >200 mg/L in the urine.6 Microalbuminuria is the term used when albumin levels in the urine are 20-200 mg/L.6 Even though only a small amount of albumin is present in the urine in microalbuminuria, this can be an indicator that the patient has the beginnings of kidney damage.7 Patients with microalbuminuria have an elevated risk of developing progressive renal disease as well as increased risk of cardiovascular disease.8 Action taken by a healthcare practitioners (HCP) at this stage can halt or reverse the damage to the kidneys.12
Suitable for all patient groups, the Micral-Test strip is a cost efficient way to gain actionable health information.9,11
The Micral-Test® strip is based on an immunological test principle using gold-labelled monoclonal antibodies with a chromogenic color indicator enabling confidence in results.
The Micral-Test® is used as an aid in early diagnosis of microalbuminuria via detection of microalbumin in urine.1,2,3
After 60 seconds, the result is ready for visual reading with a convenient color comparison on the strip box. The Micral-Test strip is easy to handle.2
Dip the test strip into the urine for 5 seconds
Place the strip on a nonabsorbent surface or across the top of the collection cup to allow excess urine to drain, wait for 1 minute
Compare the color of the detection pad on the strip with the color scale on the test strip vial