xRapid is a revolutionary malaria test that can diagnose the disease quicker, cheaper and as accurately as any other test on the market. Using a system of pattern recognition, xRapid can diagnose malaria from thick or thin film blood slides at the click of a button. Our technology streamlines the diagnostic process by providing an accessible solution for health workers in the field.
Our App uses a state of the art portable microscope weighing under five hundred grams. This enables xRapid to reach even the most remote areas that are struggling with malaria. The test is accurate to a minimum of 98%, is consistent and reliable in its results and robust enough to cope with harsh climes and hot temperatures. Added to all of this, it is the lowest cost per test on the global market.
xRapid uses the power of the iPhone processor and its imaging to identify the shapes and colours of the malaria parasite. xRapid is an innovation that sidesteps the problems with currently available methods. It can be stored anywhere, taken anywhere and used anywhere with very little training required. Malaria is a deadly global health problem that causes a downward spiral of poverty in some of the most deprived parts of the world, xRapid gives many more people the means to test for the disease and treat it.