CareStartTM COVID-19 Antigen
Rapid Diagnostic Test for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Antigen
CareStart™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Point-of-Care Test*
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 individuals who are suspected of COVID-19 by their healthcare providers.
As an intended point-of-care (POC)* designated test with results to be read at 10 minutes, CareStart™ COVID-19 Antigen Test allows diagnostic indication of COVID-19 by qualified healthcare professionals on a large scale.
Take off aluminum foil seal and rotate the swab inside the extraction vial vigorously at least 5 times
separate 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.
Close the vial by pushing the cap firmly onto the vial and mix thoroughly by flicking the bottom of the tube.
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.