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News Archives: 2020



UK Coronavirus Variant and The OnSite COVID-19 Ag Rapid Test by CTK

  The United Kingdom has identified a new coronavirus variant linked to a recent surge in cases in England.  The new variant shows some mutations within the Spike protein (S-protein) as well as the NP protein.  As scientists do more research to understand these mutations better, at the moment, CTK has no reason to believe that the mutations will affect.... Read Full Article >



Rapid identification and isolation of COVID-19 patients by prescreening VTM samples? The OnSite COVID-19 Ag Rapid Test by CTK might be the answer!

The performance of the OnSite® COVID-19 Ag Rapid Test by CTK was evaluated using sample material from nasopharyngeal swabs stored in viral transport media. The swabs were previously used to screen for SARS-CoV-2 using qPCR.  The OnSite® COVID-19 Ag Rapid Test sensitivity was between 86-90% depending on the viral load*. The study used leftover sample material selected from samples sent.... Read Full Article >



A Complete COVID-19 Management Solution

CTK is proud to provide a Complete COVID-19 Management Solution with the addition of our COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test! See below for details!     OnSite  COVID-19 Ag Rapid Test Cat# R0182C Early diagnosis by detecting viral components within 1 week of symptoms High specificity ensures quick isolation of positive individuals Results in 15-20 minutes Doesn’t provide information on immune.... Read Full Article >



CTK Launched RaFIA Immunofluorescence immunoassay System!

CTK has recently launched their latest system, meeting market demand for quantitative rapid tests: CTK’s RaFIA System! This quantitative system is easy to use while offering a high level of sensitivity and a broad working range.  By pairing the RaFIA Test with our Immunofluorescence Analyzer and Incubator, we have created a closed system that is Accurate, Fast, Flexible, and User.... Read Full Article >



CTK and Employee Safety!

CTK’s vision is to provide quick and accurate solutions for every possible clinical scenario, and we continued to deliver on that mission with the development of our Aridia COVID-19 PCR kit for confirmation and our COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test for screening. This would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of our employees. With our same level.... Read Full Article >



AACC Recommendations for SARS-CoV-2 Serology Testing

From AACC post, May 18, 2020 There is broad recognition that the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic requires clinical laboratory testing as part of the worldwide response to this health crisis. To detect SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—in infected individuals, the primary laboratory tool has been molecular diagnostic tests. While these tests inform clinicians of individuals who are currently infected by identifying.... Read Full Article >



CTK’s rapid test used in COVID-19 mass testing in the Philippines

From CDN digital facebook post, May 18, 2020 CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Presidential Assistance for the Visayas’ (OPAV) Project Balik-Buhay (PBB) has revealed the four brands of rapid antibody-based test kits that are used in running the blood samples from the mass testing in the cities of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu. These test kits brand include.... Read Full Article >



Evolved Value Proposition of the OnSite COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test

  Window for Detection of SARS-COV-2 Infection SARS-COV-2 is a new virus, emergent to humans. Since its first report in December 2019, we have gained tremendous understanding of its transmission, virus replication in the human body, immune response, pathogenesis, clinical symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Nandini Sethuraman et al1 concluded a most comprehensive and sound laboratory testing window with different technologies based.... Read Full Article >



New! COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test

CTK’s COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test is suited for POC testing: Provides information on the previous infection Detects immune response and provides indication of likely immunity Aids in verifying if people can be released from quarantine and/or return to work   *For Export Only  



CTK’s NEW Immunofluorescence System and RaFIA brand are offically here!

Introducing CTK Biotech’s New Immunofluorescence Analyzer and New Immunofluorescence Incubator! Accurate, flexible and user friendly! *Reach us through our website, contact your official CTK distributor, or e-mail us directly at info@ctkbiotech.com!



Visit us at MEDLAB in Dubai!

MEDLAB is next week and we’re excited to meet with you at booth Z3 A48! Book a meeting with CTK today and get a first look at our new technologies!  



It is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month!

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that in the United States over 10,000 women are diagnosed with invasive forms of cervical cancer each year? 3 Things you can do: Vaccinate early: Children, both male and female can receive the HPV vaccine at age 11 or 12. Pap Tests: Regular Pap tests are recommended for women over the.... Read Full Article >