Roche SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Tests – Pack of 25

£299.94

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A five step, Point of Care testing solution for COVID-19 from leading brand Roche, giving a clear result after 15 minutes, for use by Healthcare Professionals only

This point of care test is designed for use by clinical professionals (Medical Doctors/Practice Nurse/Employer Occupational Health depts etc) only, and is intended to detect the antigen from the SARS-CoV-2 virus in individuals suspected of infection with COVID-19. Tests must be carried out correctly to ensure an accurate result. Once you have completed your order as normal, we will contact you to verify you are a healthcare professional prior to processing and shipping.

  • The COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test is a rapid chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of specific antigens of COVID-19 present in the human nasopharynx
  • The test will only determine whether the person being tested has COVID-19 at the time, not whether they have had COVID-19 previously
  • Enables fast decision making e.g. whether patients need to be put in quarantine, reducing the risk of further spreading
  • In addition to that it allows for screening of individuals after confirmed exposure to a COVID-19 infected person or individuals at risk of exposure such as healthcare workers
  • Getting a quick result within 15-30 minutes – no need for a follow-up appointment to discuss the result
  • Tests are CE marked and meet the provisions of the Council Directive 98/79/EC for in vitro diagnostic medical devices
  • Allowing decentralised testing or access to testing in areas where laboratory testing is not available
  • These tests are for current infection, if you need to test for the presence of antibodies following previous infection see our Roche Rapid COVID-19 Antibody Tests
  • Each kit contains 25 individually packaged, ready to use tests containing all equipment needed to perform a test
  • To see a copy of the user guide, please click here

Once you have completed your order as normal, we will contact you to verify you are a healthcare professional prior to processing and shipping.

Please note that this product is currently subject to a 3-5 working day delivery time

How to use:

  • Step 1 – A sterile swab is inserted into the patient’s nostril, to the surface of the patient’s posterior nasopharynx
  • Step 2 – The swab is placed into an extraction buffer tube. While the buffe is squeezed, the swab is stirred at least 5 times
  • Step 3 – Removing the swab, the sides of the tube are squeezed to extract the liquid from the swab, and then the nozzle cap is pressed tightly on to the tube
  • Step 4 – Three drops of the extracted sample are added to the specimen well of the test cassette
  • Step 5 – The test result will be ready after 15 minutes A positive test is indicated by a coloured line appearing in the top section at points C and T of the result window

The kit is ready for use and contains all equipment needed to perform a test. The following components are needed for a test and included in the kit:

  • Test device (individually in a foil pouch with desiccant)
  • Extraction buffer tube
  • Nozzle cap
  • Sterile swap
  • Film (can be attached to the test device when performing outdoor testing)
  • Instructions for use
  • Quick Reference Guide

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