Biosains Rapid Test GAD65
Biosains Rapid Test GAD65 is a rapid test to detect Diabetes Mellitus (DM) type 1 and type 1.5. In this kit, detection is made of the presence of GAD65 autoantibody which is an early marker of pancreatic beta cell damage.
This kit is able to detect the onset of autoimmune diabetes so that it can be performed on infants and children who have a family history of DM sufferers. The use of this kit is an initial screening for DM, which aims to improve the preventive management of DM, so it is important for families who have histories of DM, so that they do not continue to be DM sufferers.
Diagnosis is made using 20 microliters blood serum and the results can be obtained within 30 minutes. This kit requires no special tools so it is easy to implement at a simple medical service level. The GAD65 diagnostic kit has been shown to have high sensitivity and specificity.