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High sensitivity protein residue testing pens


High sensitivity protein residue testing pens for the detection and quantification of surface proteins and allergens.

The test is used to detect residual levels of protein on the surface of a surgical instrument, that is not otherwise identifiable by visual inspection. Protein residue testing focuses on certain types of protein and is an essential part of a hospital sterile services regulatory compliance.

Mini Pro Protein residue test by Terragene


Auto-Reading Incubator for protein residue testing

Protein Residue testing pens- Designed to detect and quantify proteins, allergens and reducing agents with high sensitivity on surfaces and difficult-to-access areas after the cleaning process

  • Reactive solution and a high absorption swab
  • Allows the collection of samples from different types of surfaces with the same efficiency
  • Incubate using an auto-reader incubator like the MiniPro for quantitative readout

Possible target markets
Healthcare, Food, Pharmaceutical and medical devices industries

Designed under Quality Management System standards ISO 13485:2016/NS-EN ISO 13485:2016.
ISO 15883-1: 2006 / HTM 01-01: 2016 / HTM 01-05: 2013.

Pen diameter: 12.4 mm; Pen length: 161 mm; Swab length: 111.9 mm.
Limit of quantification: 1.0 μg of BSA.
Sensitivity: 0.3 μg of BSA.

To achieve full compliance with the latest HTM 01 – 01: 2016 for the decontamination of reusable surgical instruments, evidence of good practices is required, including logging evidence of each protein residue test carried out within the decontamination department as proof of a traceable process. Protein residue tests are essential to the day to day running of a sterile service department.

Discover more about Terragen’s PROMICRO1 – protein residue testing pens on their Youtube Channel here.

Additional information


Shipment processing time
All orders are processed within 2-3 business days. Orders are not shipped or delivered on weekends or holidays. If we are experiencing a high volume of orders, shipments may be delayed by a few days. Please allow additional days in transit for delivery. If there will be a significant delay in shipment of your order, we will contact you via email or telephone.
Contact us for international shipping
For all enquiries regarding international shipping, please call directly and we’ll be happy to help.


Mini Pro Protein residue test by Terragene


Auto-Reading Incubator for protein residue testing


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