Steps to perform a quick COVID-19 test at home you should know

Thứ Ba, 24/8/2021| 14:58

According to the Center for Disease Control. In Ho Chi Minh City, from August 23 to 25, the city implemented community testing for all people. Accordingly, under the supervision of medical staff, people are instructed to perform 7 quick self-testing steps at home.

Steps to perform a quick COVID-19 test at home you should know

Specifically, people need to perform 7 quick test steps as follows:

Step 1. Prepare the buffer solution tube (buffer) according to the manufacturer's instructions.

 Step 2. Carry out self-sampling in front of the mirror or perform sampling for other members of the household.

 Step 3. Rotate the cotton swab in the plastic tube containing the buffer solution by hand, dip the swab up and down in the buffer solution (10 times).

Step 4. Move your hand over the top of the tube, squeeze and pull out the cotton swab slowly. Make sure to squeeze any remaining solution from the tip of the cotton swab to the bottom of the tube.

Step 5. Close the filter cap tightly, shake the solution in the tube by hand (5 times).

Step 6. Write each member's name on the respective test tray. Add 3-5 drops of the above solution to the test well (according to the manufacturer's instructions).

 Step 7. Read the results after 15-30 minutes according to the manufacturer's instructions. Negative case (only 1 C line appears): Concluding that the sample of the person being sampled has a negative result at the time of testing. Positive case (appears both C and T lines): It is concluded that the sample of the person being sampled has a positive result by rapid antigen test at the time of testing.

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