Learn how lateral flow immunoassays (rapid tests) produce test results in minutes.


If you have ever asked the question, how does a lateral flow immunoassay work? this animation will answer your question. This animation takes a look inside a lateral flow immunoassay (LFIA), commonly known as a rapid test, and looks at the various components used to see how they interact with one another to produce rapid tests results.

We have chosen to explain how a multiplex sandwich immunoassay format works using a generic target sample. However, there are different immunoassay formats available.

If you would like to learn more about LFIAs please read our what is a lateral flow test page or read our Science Behind Lateral Flow articles.

Abingdon Health is a specialist in lateral flow test and reader development and manufacture. Contact us on +44 (0) 1904 406082 or email [email protected] to learn about our services.

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