Phencyclidine PCP Rapid Urine Test Strip

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Model Number: NH-33281

Brand: Niche Healthcare

The PCP Rapid Test Strip (Urine) is a rapid visual immunoassay for the qualitative, presumptive detection of Phencyclidine in human urine specimens at the cut-off concentrations listed below:

  • PCP (Phencyclidine)

 

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Description

Catalog No. PCP-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 Phencyclidine (PCP) Rapid Test Device for urine is a diagnostic tool used to detect the presence of phencyclidine, commonly known as PCP or angel dust, in a urine sample. PCP is a dissociative drug that can cause hallucinations, distorted perceptions of reality, and other psychoactive effects.

The rapid test device typically consists of a test strip containing antibodies specific to PCP. When a urine sample is applied to the test strip, any PCP present in the sample will bind to these antibodies, causing a visible reaction. This reaction produces coloured lines on the test strip, indicating whether PCP is 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 PCP 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 PCP Rapid Test Device may suggest recent PCP use, but further confirmatory testing, such as gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), may be necessary for definitive confirmation and quantification of PCP levels 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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