Randox H-FABP - Key Benefits

Applications available

For a wide variety of clinical chemistry analysers including the RX series

Exceptional correlation

The H-FABP assay showed a correlation of r=0.97 against another commercially available method

Wide measuring range

The Randox H-FABP assay has a wide measuring range of 0.747 – 120 ng/ml

Other Features

  • Immunoturbidimetric method
  • Liquid ready-to-use reagents
  • Stable to expiry when stored at 2-8°C
  • Measuring range 2.94-123 mg/ml
Cat No Size Analyser Easy Read Easy Fit
FB4025 Expand R1 1 x 19ml
R2 1 x 7ml
RX Daytona/Imola
Hitachi 717/911/912/704/902

What is H-FABP assay used for?

The combination of H-FABP’s low molecular weight and cytoplasmic location enables it to be a highly sensitive early rise marker of acute coronary syndrome, detectable as early as 30 minutes following the onset of an ischemic episode. H-FABP concentrations peak at approximately 6-8 hours and return to normal within approximately 24-30 hours. Although H-FABP has similar release kinetics to Myoglobin, it is approximately 15-20 times more cardiac specific, hence making it a more effective marker of myocardial injury.

In addition to ACS, H-FABP has been found to be clinically useful in a range of other applications, such as pulmonary embolism (PE), coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) and cerebrovascular disease.

  • Ruff, C,T., et al. Evaluation of the diagnostic performance of heart-type fatty acid binding protein in the BWH-TIMI ED chest pain study. J. Thromb. Thrombolysis 2013

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