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Whether you require a qualitative lateral flow rapid test strip or a more complex quantitative rapid test, our parent company Abingdon Health can help. Based on proven technology Abingdon Health offers a complete integrated solution for lateral flow assay development and lateral flow manufacturing and associated reader systems.

Abingdon Health’s lateral flow assay and reader contract services team have significant experience of working with customers across a range of sectors including healthcare, animal health, plant health and food testing.

How can Abingdon Health help you?

Are your tomatoes suffering from bacterial canker caused by Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. Michiganensis? Have your olive trees attracted the attention of Xylella fastidiosa? Has Potato leaf roll virus started to affect your potato crop? Has your nursery stock started to lose the fight against Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringaeNeed a rapid detection solution for Aflatoxin in grains?

Knowing rapid testing is an important part of plant disease and mycotoxin management in order to achieve a good yield, Abingdon Health offers a personalised service for customers working in food safety and plant health. Customers tests are taken through phase-by-phase development and manufacturing process from feasibility to optimisation, and all the way through to routine manufacturing.

This approach not only aids the customers’ assessment of the rapid tests progress through development and manufacture. But, also aids with customer budgeting, forecasting and scheduling for market launch.

An image of a desktop and a Smartphone lateral flow assay reader (ADxLR5 & AppDx)Reader technology

As part of its services, Abingdon Health offers various lateral flow reader OEM solutions utilising either desktop reader technology (ADxLR5®) or Smartphone reader technology (AppDx).

These reader technologies are available for integrating with existing lateral flow assay formats or incorporated into a new lateral flow assay development project.

Quality Standards

Customers can also rest assure that their test will be developed and manufactured to the highest of quality standards. This is demonstrated by the fact Abingdon Health’s facilities are certified to 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015, and GMP compliant, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

More information about Abingdon Health’s services can be found by watching the videos below or by calling +44 (0) 1904 406082 or emailing

Lateral flow test manufacturing equipment in action

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eBooks: Benefits of qualitative and quantitative plant disease rapid tests

Lateral flow rapid test eBooks

Lateral flow rapid tests for crop and veterinary diagnostics 

With the advancements in lateral flow diagnostics and reader technology, the agri-food market has more options available, and greater control, to manage disease identification and surveillance.

Therefore, Abingdon Health has written an eBook that discusses how the qualitative and quantitative capabilities of lateral flow assays can provide a rapid and user-friendly solution for use during routine crop health management or veterinary diagnostics.

Quantitative lateral flow tests

For companies interested in combining a lateral flow rapid test strips with a customised reader, Abingdon Health offers lateral flow reader OEM solutions, based on CE marked and FDA registered touch-screen reader technology.

Developing a reader that accurately quantifies lateral flow rapid test strips can be both time-consuming and complex. To find out how Abingdon Health can help you to streamline this process please view this Lateral Flow Assay Reader OEM eBook.

Contact Abingdon Health

Abingdon Health’s contact details

For companies who have access to a sustainable supply of commercially available reagents, and are interested in the development and large volume manufacturing of lateral flow rapid tests please contact Abingdon Health.

If you have any questions about Abingdon Health’s lateral flow rapid test development and manufacturing please call a member of the team on +44 (0) 1904 406082 or email at


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