Opiate OPI Rapid Urine Test Strip

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Model Number: NH-33547

Brand: Niche Healthcare

The OPI Rapid Test Strip (Urine) is a rapid visual immunoassay for the qualitative, presumptive detection of Opiate in human urine specimens at the cut-off concentrations of 2o0 ng/ml.

  • OPI (Opiate)

 

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Description

Catalog No. OPI-1011 Format Strip
Specimen Urine Certificate CE/FDA
Reading Time 5 minutes Test/Kit 50
Storage Temperature 4-30°C Shelf Life 2 Years
Sensitivity >99.9% Specificity >99.9%
Accuracy >99.9% Composition Individually packed test strip,  Package insert

 

The Opiate (OPI) Rapid Test Device for urine is a diagnostic tool used to detect the presence of opiates in a urine sample. Opiates are a class of drugs derived from the opium poppy plant or synthetic analogy that act on opioid receptors in the brain, providing pain relief and inducing feelings of euphoria. Common opiates include morphine, codeine, and heroin.

The rapid test device typically consists of a test strip containing antibodies specific to opiates. When a urine sample is applied to the test strip, any opiates present in the sample will bind to these antibodies, causing a visible reaction. This reaction produces coloured lines on the test strip, indicating whether opiates are present in the urine sample and at what concentration.

Interpretation of the test results is usually straightforward, with the appearance of coloured lines indicating a positive result for opiate presence and the absence of lines indicating a negative result. However, it’s essential to follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully to ensure accurate results.

Positive results on the Opiate Rapid Test Device may suggest recent opiate use, but further confirmatory testing, such as gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), may be necessary for definitive confirmation and quantification of specific opiates present in the urine sample. Additionally, it’s crucial to consider other factors, such as the patient’s medical history and prescribed medications, when interpreting test results.

Urine Strip tests

Also known as urinalysis or dipstick tests, offer several benefits in assessing various health indicators. These tests can provide information about:

      1.    Kidney Function: Detecting abnormalities in kidney function by measuring levels of substances like creatinine and protein.

      2.    Diabetes Monitoring: Checking for glucose levels in urine helps monitor diabetes and assess blood sugar control.

      3.    Liver Function: Indicators such as bilirubin and urobilinogen can provide insights into liver health.

      4.    Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs): Detecting signs of infection, such as leukocytes and nitrites, helps diagnose UTIs.

      5.    Dehydration: Concentration of urine can indicate hydration status.

      6.    Acidity/Alkalinity: Assessing pH levels can provide information about the body’s acid-base balance.

While urine strip tests offer quick and convenient insights, they are not a substitute for comprehensive medical evaluation. Results should be interpreted in conjunction with other clinical information for accurate diagnoses.

 

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