EasyNat TB-CPA Diagnostic Kit

Ustar Biotechnologies (Hangzhou) Ltd

EasyNat TB-CPA Diagnostic Kit is an early screening tool for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) for low resource countries.

Product description Brand name and product description

The EasyNat TB-CPA Diagnostic Kit is designed as a screening tool for active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) to improve the detection rate in people with suspected TB infection. The kit allows for rapid diagnostics that can be conducted without highly specific and expensive equipment as well as highly skilled staff. It is useful in many low-income settings where tuberculosis control is lacking.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Currently sold in China, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, India, South Africa, Canada and USA. Interview with representative

However, there are 22 countries in which Ustar Biotechnologies identifies as “high TB burden” including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russian Federation, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Ustar Biotechnologies (Hangzhou) Ltd.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

4-5 USD (price includes sample preparation, amplification and detection)

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

There are many methods of detecting pulmonary TB. Five competitors are Xpert MTB/RIF, LPA, LAMP, SAT-TB. RT-PCR and FQ-PCR can also be used for detection of TB but require the use of expensive laboratory equipment and so they are less ideal for low-resource countries.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Healthcare professionals

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