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Snake Venom Detection Kit (SVDK)

Snake Venom Detection Kit (SVDK)
Catalogue No.: 
03100201
Pack size: 
3 x tests

Snake Venom Detection Kit (SVDK)

Seqirus  SVDK is a rapid, sandwich enzyme immunoassay used to immunotype the venom involved in clinically significant snake envenomation and assist clinicians in selecting the most appropriate monovalent antivenom therapy.

SVDK Components:

  • Three vials of Yellow Sample Diluent
    (any venom sample must be mixed in the diluent, one vial for each test).
  • Three cotton swabs for venom sampling
    (used to swab the bite site, one for each test).
  • Three test strips, the main component of the assay
    (one for each test).
  • One strip holder to assist with washing the strip
    and ensure the correct orientation of the test strip
    (to be reused in all three tests).
  • One vial of Chromogen, the reagent added during each test
    (to be reused in all three tests).
  • One vial of Peroxide, the reagent added during each test
    (to be reused in all three tests).
  • Product Leaflet.

Application

The SVDK is used for in vitro detection and immunotyping of snake venom at the bite site, in urine, blood or other bodily tissues in cases of snakebite in Australia and Papua New Guinea (PNG). The kit detects the common Australian and PNG elapid venoms and categorises them into one of the five main medically important snake immunotypes: Tiger, Brown, Black, Death Adder, and Taipan.