Easy Home Pfeiffer Test
With the Easy home Self-test you can easily test at home if you have Pfeiffer. This home test is reliable and fast. You already have the result after 5 minutes.
The Easy Home Pfeiffer Self-Test tests your blood for the presence of antibodies to the Epstein-barr virus. This is the virus that causes Pfeiffer's disease.
Content Easy home Pfeiffer Self-test
In a hermetically sealed aluminum bag you will find:
- 1 test cassette
- 1 bag of desiccant
- 1 sterile lancet
- 1 patch
- 1 dropper bottle
- 1 leaflet
Requirements that are not included:
- 1 clock or stopwatch to record the time
- 1 clean tissue
Use Test Point Pfeiffer Self-test
- Open the aluminum bag and place the test cassette on a clean horizontal surface.
- Discard the desiccant bag.
- Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water and rinse with water.
- Dry your hands with a clean towel.
- Unscrew the cap from the sterile lancet.
- Place the lancet on the finger that you want to puncture.
- Press the button on the lancet until you hear a click and feel the puncture.
- Wipe off the first bit of blood with the tissue.
- Wait until a drop of blood has formed on your finger. You can speed up this process by massaging your finger from bottom to top.
- Place the drop of blood in the sample recess of the test cassette.
- Drop 6 drops of liquid from the dropper bottle into the same sample recess.
- Start by recording the time.
- Wipe off the excess blood from your finger with the tissue.
- Stick the supplied patch on your finger.
- Read the test result after 5 minutes.
- After 10 minutes the test result can no longer be read.
Pfeiffer's disease, also known as glandular fever or infectious mononucleosis, is a disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Symptoms that cause an infection of this virus are:
- Sore throat
- Skin rash
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Swollen liver
- Swollen spleen
Unfortunately, there are no medicines against Pfeiffer's disease and the disease usually passes without complications. However, a person with Pfeiffer can suffer from fatigue for months.
Complications that can occur with Pfeiffer's disease are:
- Joint Inflammation
Pfeiffer's disease is particularly common in children and young adults. Most people have this disorder also had their 35 th birthday.
There are different ways to get Pfeiffer's disease. In all these ways it is mainly about contact with saliva from someone who has Pfeiffer. One can therefore become infected with Pfeiffer by:
- To kiss with someone who has Pfeiffer. Hence the name 'Kissing disease'.
- For example, the use of a toothbrush or cutlery from someone who has Pfeiffer's Disease among the members.
- Collecting drops of body fluid from someone who has Pfeiffer and sneezes or coughs.