Singapore, March 1st 2010 - MP Biomedicals announced the launch of ASSURE® Dengue IgA Rapid Test. This
assay is a reverse flow immunochromatographic rapid test for qualitative detection of anti-dengue IgA
antibody in human samples (serum, whole blood and plasma) which not only increases the sensitivity of the
technique but also make the test useful at the acute phase of infection at any level of health care system (Sil
et al., 2007). The test was found to detect more dengue positive cases during acute stage of infection
compared to other dengue diagnostic tools available in the market.