ACCESS BIO’S CARESTART™ COVID-19 Antigen
The CareStart™ COVID-19 Antigen Test is a lateral flow immunochromatographic assay for the detection of extracted nucleocapsid protein antigens specific to SARS-CoV-2 in swab specimens directly collected from symptomatic individuals who are suspected of COVID-19 by their healthcare providers.
Peel off aluminum foil seal and rotate the swab inside the extraction vial vigorously at least 5 times2
Remove the swab by rotating against the extraction vial while squeezing the sides of the vial to release the liquid from the swab. Properly discard the swab.3
Close the vial by pushing the cap firmly onto the vial and mix thoroughly by flicking the bottom of the tube.4
Invert the extraction vial and hold the sample vertically above the sample well. Squeeze the vial gently. Allow three (3) drops of sample to fall into the sample well.
20 Tests / Kit
20 Test devices
20 Assay buffer
20 Extraction vials and caps
20 Specimen collection swabs
1 Positive and 1 negative control swabs
1 Instructions for Use