AFIAS interleukin-6 test

Covid-19 virus cel

COVID-19 interleukin-6 test

The rapid interleukin-6 test kits from AFIAS are optimized for on-site diagnosis with high accuracy

Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is an early biomarker for acute inflammation to assist in the caring of critically ill patients or for identifying severe inflammatory response in patients with confirmed COVID-19. It is useful as an aid in management and monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) inflammatory responses. This test is compatible with the AFIAS-1 and AFIAS-6 immunoassay systems.

* For in vitro diagnostic use only.

The AFIAS COVID-19 interleukin-6 test has a simple 3-step procedure

The AFIAS interleuking-6 test kit provides a fast and easy procedure for the qualitative detection of novel corona virus in human nasopharyngeal with only three steps:

  1. Collect capillary blood
  2. Place the C-tip in the cartridge tip hole and insert the cartridge into the slot
  3. Press START to run the test
COVID-19 interleukin-6 test procedure steps

After you inserted the AFIAS Antigen cartridge in your AFIAS-1 or AFIAS-6 wait for 12 minutes. The results will pop-up on the screen and gets printed. 

COVID-19 interleuken-6 test procedure AFIAS

AFIAS COVID-19 interleuken-6 specifications


  • Cartridge
  • Pipette tip for operation
  • C-tip for collecting capillary blood
  • ID Chip

AFIAS COVID-19 interleuken-6 competitor comparison

Boditech Roche
Sample type WB/Serum/Plasma Serum/Plasma                                        
Sample volume 30 µL (WB/Serum/Plasma/Capillary blood) 30 µL
TAT 12 min 18 min
Instruments AFIAS Reader Cobas
Principle Time-resolved fluorescence Electro Chemiluminescence
Working range 2- 2,500 pg/mL 1.5- 5,000 pg/mL



Assay type TRFLFA*, IL-6
Sample type Whole blood/Serum/Plasma
Sample preperation Finger or heel prick/Tube blood
Target IL-6
Platform AFIAS 1/ 6 (Automated)
Unit 24 kit/box

* TRFLFA: Time-resolved fluorescent leteral flow assay