Rotate the lid of sample extraction buffer bottle.
Caution: Open it away from your face and be
careful not to spill any of the liquid.
Squeeze all extraction buffer out of the bottle into
the extraction tube.
Caution: Avoid touching the bottle against the
Identify the soft, fabric tip of the swab. Peel open
the swab packaging and gently take out the swab.
Caution: Never touch the soft, fabric tip of the
swab with your hands.
Carefully insert swab into one nostril. The swab tip
should be inserted no less than 2.5 cm (1 inch) from
the edge of the nostril. Roll swab 3-4 times along
the mucosa inside the nostril. Leave swab in the
nostril for several seconds. Using the same swab,
repeat this process for the other nostril. Withdraw
swab from the nasal cavity.
Caution: This may feel uncomfortable. Do not
insert the swab any deeper if you feel strong
resistance or pain.
Place swab into extraction tube. Roll swab three to
five (3-5) times. Leave swab in extraction buffer
for 1 minute.
Pinch extraction tube with fingers and remove the
solution from swab as much as possible.
Install the nozzle cap onto the sample extraction
Bring the kit components to room temperature
before testing. Open the pouch and remove the
card. Place the card on a flat and level surface.
Caution: Once opened, the test card must be
Invert the extraction tube and add 3 drops of test
specimen into the specimen well (S) by gently
squeezing the extraction tube.
Caution: The formation of air bubbles in the
specimen well (S) must be avoided.
Read the results at 15-20 minutes.
Caution: Results after 20 minutes may not be