The Equine Quick P4 progesterone test is a rapid 10 min blood test to quantitate progesterone levels to get a number result using a cube reader and an RFID card standard curve (corresponding to the lot #). The Cube Reader requires three (3) batteries CR 2032 Lithium 3V.
- Cube Weight (oz) 1.42
- Cube Dimensions L X W X H (inches) 1.5 X 1.5 X 1.5
Measuring the progesterone concentration permits the most accurate determination of where the mare is in her cycle and allows planning the most effective reproductive program.
- Diagnosis of a functional or persistent corpus luteum
- Most effective use of prostaglandin and/or progestin treatment
- Monitoring progesterone during the course of pregnancy
The test is based on Lateral Flow principles where the concentration of the sample is determined by the intensity of the test line.
The cassette has two lines one test and one control. A control line must always be present in a properly functioning cassette. If the control line is absent, the result is not valid.