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Lateral Flow Membranes


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Merck has been a key partner and supplier to rapid diagnostic manufacturers since the industry's beginning. Made on a state-of-the-art casting machine, our line of Hi-Flow™ Plus nitrocellulose membrane has earned a worldwide reputation for high consistency, both within rolls and between lots. You can also count on our line of SureWick® Pad materials as the sample pad and conjugate release pad in your test.

Contact us now to discuss your application, and we will be happy to send you samples for your product development. Our expert staff is ready to help you throughout your development process!

OEM Case Study
Accelerating Time to Market Using Custom Lateral Flow Membranes

The  OEM  Project Situation: A manufacturer of IVD lateral flow tests needed to quickly develop a new product to diagnose an infectious disease that had suddenly spread to several regions of the world, causing serious public health risks...

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Considerations for Product Development

In vitro diagnostic test strips, based on the principles of immunochromatography, exist for a wide array of target analytes. The first tests were made for the detection of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). Today, there are commercially available tests for monitoring ovulation, detecting infectious disease organisms, analyzing drug abuse, and measuring other analytes important to human physiology.

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Get Fast, Expert Support on Your IVD Assay Development When You Need It

Discover our Assay Development Services for fast-access expert guidance and global lab support for your LFA development or optimization at any stage.

Our new Assay Development Services has:

Lateral Flow Assay Development Service
  • dedicated, fully equipped state-of-the-art labs
  • globally-distributed labs and personnel for fast regional response
  • personnel specifically trained to support any part of LFA development
  • broad, comprehensive knowledge of assay optimization
  • a long history of developing & manufacturing many of the raw materials and key components used in IVDs today

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