NT-proBNP Rapid Test


Biopanda Reagents offers two types of Rapid Tests for NT-proBNP. This page is for the Qualitative Rapid Test. For the Quantitative Test used with the BR-G8000 Handheld Immunoassay Analyzer, please click here.

Product Number: RAPG-PBNP-003

Pack size

20 tests

Product Description

The Biopanda NT-proBNP Rapid Test is a lateral flow chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of NT-proBNP in whole blood, serum, and plasma samples. This test is a tool to assist in the diagnosis of heart failure and myocardial infarction.

Test Attributes

  • Whole blood, serum or plasma may be used for testing
  • Results available in only 10 minutes
  • Easy to use
  • Qualitative results can be read visually
  • No need for an analyser
  • Cost effective method for identifying heart failure in patients

Test Procedure

  1. Ensure specimen and test kits are brought to room temperature before testing. Ensure the blood specimen is mixed well.
  2. Open the foil wrapped pouch and remove the cassette, placing it on a flat, clean surface. Use the test as soon as possible or within one hour of opening.
  3. For Serum or Plasma specimens:
    Hold the dropper vertically and transfer 3 drops of serum or plasma (approximately 75 μl) to the specimen area and start the timer.
  4. For Venipuncture Whole Blood specimens:
    Hold the dropper vertically and transfer 3 drops of whole bloods (approximately 75 μl) to the specimen area, then add 1 drop of buffer (approximately 40 μl), and start the timer.
  5. For Fingerstick Whole Blood specimens:
    To use a capillary tube: Fill the capillary tube and transfer approximately 75 μl of fingerstick whole blood specimen to the specimen area of the test cassette, then add 1 drop of buffer (approximately 40 μl) and start the timer.
    To use hanging drops: Allow 3 hanging drops of fingerstick whole blood specimen (approximately 75 μl) to fall into the specimen area of the test cassette, then add 1 drop of buffer (approximately 40 μl) and start the timer.
  6. Wait for the coloured line(s) to appear. Read results at 10 minutes.  Do not interpret the result after 20 minutes.


Performance Characteristics

  • Relative sensitivity: 99.9%
  • Relative specificity: 97.8%
  • Accuracy: 98.2%

Storage Conditions

+2 - 30 °C


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