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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 manufacture.

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.

Reader technology

As part of its services, Abingdon Health offers various lateral flow reader customisation solutions utilising either desktop reader technology 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

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

About Abingdon Health

Abingdon Health plc is a world leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality lateral flow rapid tests across all industry sectors, including healthcare and COVID-19. Abingdon Health is the partner of choice for a growing global customer base and takes projects from initial concept through to routine and large-scale manufacturing and has also developed and marketed its own lateral flow products.

  • Lateral flow experts with a combined 150+ years of development and manufacturing experience
  • Multiple state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities
  • Capacity to manufacture millions of test each month
  • Certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. See our quality standards page.
  • International logistics partners
  • Established network of approved material suppliers

In addition, Abingdon Health leads the UK Rapid Test Consortium (UK-RTC), which was founded in response to a UK Government call for businesses to work together on a COVID-19 rapid neutralising antibody test to be rolled out in large volumes.

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