The following is a simplified ichromα-handling tutorial using a CRP test as an example.
A more detailed tutorial can be found in the ichroma manual.
Step 1: Turn the device on.
Step 2: Insert the ID chip (test method) into the ichroma reader.
Step 3: Remove the sample by holding the collector horizontally to the finger.
Step 4: Puncture the detector solution by inserting the sample collector until you hear it “click.”
Step 5: Mix the sample/detector solution by shaking.
Step 6: Add 2 drops to the test strip.
Step 7: Insert the test strip into the reader.
Step 8: Results are displayed in three minutes.