Sickle-Chex – Convenient, Safe, and Compatible:
Sickle-Chex is a positive and negative whole blood control to test for the presence of Hemoglobin S in solubility tests and hemoglobin electrophoresis. Sickle-Chex is packaged in 2.5ml squeeze dropper vials for easy sample dispensing. No pipetting is required. The product does not require reconstitution prior to use, allowing it to be utilized like a patient sample.
Sickle-Chex is compatible with:
- Streck SICKLEDEX®
- Dade® Sickle-Sol™ Test
- Pacific Hemostasis® SickleScreen® Sickling Hemoglobin Screening Kit
- Chembio Diagnostic System Sickle-STAT
- 180-day closed-vial stability
- 100-day open-vial stability
For Evaluating the Presence of Sickling Hemoglobins in Patient Blood Samples:
SICKLEDEX is a qualitative solubility test kit used to detect the presence of sickling hemoglobins in human blood or sickle cell control material. SICKLEDEX kits are conveniently packaged with two separate squeeze bottles of phosphate buffer with Saponin for easy dispensing, and to eliminate waste. The kits also contain two buffer dispensing caps and two vials of Sodium Hydrosulfite reagent powder. Each test requires 2ml of reconstituted solubility buffer and 20µl of anticoagulated whole blood or 20µl of sickle cell hemoglobin control. A ten-place test tube reading rack is also available.
- 365-day closed-vial stability
- 45-day open-vial stability