Sample collection tips for SARS-CoV-2
- Do collect sample as soon as possible after onset of symptoms.
- Do test sample immediately
- Use only swabs provided with kit
- Refer to: Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from persons for COVID-19 at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/lab/guidelines-clinical-specimens.html
BD Veritor™ System for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Instructions for Use, package insert. Franklin Lakes, NJ: Becton, Dickinson and Company.