Vitamin D Testing

Vitamin D testing

Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins our body uses to boost our immune system.  Canis Majoris is especially keen on the diagnostics of vitamin D levels as early detection can help us change some habits to increase vitamin D levels in our bodies. Sunlight, certain foods and supplements can help increase vitamin D.

  • Lateral flow “Sandwich” Assay with technology developed by US experts in industry
  • Detects both Vitamin D2 and D3 in range of 4 ng/ml – 100 ng/ml
  • High specificity – No Interference of Biotin
  • Ideal screening test for Physicians clinics, OB/GYN, Orthopedics and general wellness programs

 

SPARK-D Key Features

  • First “Quantitative” Platform for Vitamin D Rapid Test
  • Quick, Accurate, and Reliable Point-of-Care testing
  • Measurement in 15 minutes at Point-of-Care
  • CE Certified – Certified by DEQAS Vitamin-D Deficiency Council
  • Simple and Cost effective

 

SPARK-D Vitamin D Test Comparison

Conventional / Medical Laboratory   SPARK-D with CUBE READER technology       SPARK-D with Mobile Reader technology (App)

Test Technology

LC-MS/MSELISA

“Sandwich” Assay with monocolonal antibodies

“Sandwich” Assay with monocolonal antibodies

Reading & Preparation time

2 – 3 hours

15 mins

15 mins

Sample size

~35-40 μl

10 μl (finger prick)

10 μl (finger prick)

Sensitivity

Medium

High

Specificity

Low (biotin interference)

High

High

Reader Technology

Lab Instrument($$)

Portable Cube reader ($)

Mobile Reader (<$)

Testing Location

Medical Laboratory Only

Anytime (Cube reader required)

Anytime, Anywhere(Mobile required)

Why Vitamin D test is important

  • Healthy Bones and Teeth
  • Reduces Depression
  • Reduces Risk of Flu
  • Reduces Risk of Heart Attacks
  • Reduces Risk of Cancer
  • Improves Immune System
  • Healthy Infants

Reader Technology-1:

Portable CUBE Reader (for High Volume Applications)

  • Ultra-portable and Smallest CUBE reader in market
  • Quick and Accurate Results
  • Can be used with SPARK-D Vitamin D test cassettes
  • Technology developed by experts in Germany
  • Suitable for high volume samples testing for Doctors & clinics at point-of-care
  • One-time purchase for lifetime of readings

Reader Technology-2:

  • Mobile Reader App (using proprietary app)
  • Mobile App for easy and convenient reading
  • App compatible with majority of mobile phones (both iOS and Android devices)
  • Ideal for point-of-care testing
  • SPARK-D Vitamin D test cassette required for reading
  • Save Money on Readers for low volume and remote applications

Reader Technology-2:

  • Mobile Reader App (using proprietary app)
  • Mobile App for easy and convenient reading
  • App compatible with majority of mobile phones (both iOS and Android devices)
  • Ideal for point-of-care testing
  • SPARK-D Vitamin D test cassette required for reading
  • Save Money on Readers for low volume and remote applications