Rapid diagnostic test proven to detect presence of SARS-CoV-2 antigen; This test does not determine if you had COVID-19 in the past or if you have immunity. Fast and easy! Results within 10 minutes after a simple nasal swab. Minimally invasive.
The CareStart™ COVID-19 Antigen Test is a lateral flow immunochromatographic assay intended for the qualitative detection of the nucleocapsid protein antigen from SARS-CoV-2 in nasopharyngeal or anterior nasal swab specimens directly collected from individuals who are either suspected of COVID-19 by their healthcare provider within the first five days of symptom onset or from individuals without symptoms or other epidemiological reasons to suspect COVID-19 when tested twice over two or three days with at least 24 hours and no more than 48 hours between tests.
- Lateral flow assay
- Detect SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein antigen
- Rapid results within 10-15 minutes
- For use with direct anterior nasal and nasopharyngeal swab specimens
Clinical Performance: 93.75% PPAa and 99.32% NPAb