WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Tops Pleasant Markets will now supply an at-home COVID-19 testing package, manufactured by Quidel and distributed by McKesson. The QuickVue At-Dwelling OTC COVID-19 Assessments offers ends in the privateness of your individual house. This quick, straightforward, over-the-counter COVID-19 take a look at is prepared when you find yourself. All the pieces you want is included within the bundle and utilizing the take a look at is easy.
The take a look at is permitted beneath an FDA EUA for house use with a self-collected anterior nasal swab pattern for these ages 2-years-old and as much as decide a optimistic or detrimental COVID-19 end result. The package consists of two assessments, which ought to be used over two to a few days with at the least 24 hours and not more than 36 hours between assessments.
The way it works
The swab containing the nasal pattern is swirled in a tube of reagent answer, then eliminated, earlier than a take a look at strip is inserted. After simply 10 minutes, you possibly can take away the take a look at strip out from the tube and see your outcomes. Wait at the least 24 hours, however not more than 36 hours, to make use of the second take a look at. Optimistic outcomes might require additional comply with up together with your doctor.
In a medical examine, the QuickVue At- Dwelling OTC COVID-19 Take a look at recognized optimistic circumstances 83.5% of the time, and recognized detrimental circumstances 99.2% of the time when in comparison with molecular PCR outcomes, the usual lab take a look at that on common takes 4 to 5 days earlier than receiving outcomes.
Nonetheless seeking to obtain a COVID-19 Vaccine? Vaccine appointments are available at Tops Pharmacies for these 12 years of age and older (the place accessible).