COVID-19 Testing: Abbott BinaxNOW™ Rapid Antigen Test
The 15-minute BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Ag Card Test has received FDA Emergency Use Authorization for at-home testing. This first-of-its-kind service for COVID-19 testing prescribes and ships the test directly to your home.
BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Antigen Test: a breakthrough antigen test (CDC)
Simple test procedure using a nasal swab, and a test kit the size of a credit card
Receive results in 15 minutes
Detects active COVID-19 infection
Intended for individuals suspected of COVID-19 within the first seven days of symptom onset
SUMMARY and EXPLANATION of the TEST
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that may cause illness in animals or humans. SARS-CoV-2 is an enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus of the β genus. The virus can cause mild to severe respiratory illness and has spread globally, including in the United States. The BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Test is a rapid lateral flow immunoassay for the qualitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 directly from nasal swabs, without viral transport media. The BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Test Kit contains all components required to carry out an assay for SARS-CoV-2.