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FDA Approves Home Test Kits for COVID

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security the US FDA granted Emergency Use Authorization to the first fully at-home SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic test kit. The Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit must be prescribed by a healthcare provider, but it can be performed by individuals at home. The manufacturer recommends that children under 14 years old should have the test performed by a healthcare provider in order to maximize the chances of obtaining a valid result. The kit comes with a nasal swab, a test tube with detection reagents, and a small test machine. Once the used nasal swab is swirled around the test tube for the requisite amount of time, the user inserts the tube into the machine, which will automatically process the sample and provide visual indication of the results. The test kit will light up as positive, negative, or inconclusive results in around 30 minutes.

4 thoughts on “FDA Approves Home Test Kits for COVID

  1. We all need to thank Trump administration for getting this done.

  2. If Obama had done half of what DT has achieved, he would be getting another Nobel Peace Prize.

  3. Anon #2 – so true….

  4. Ka-Ching $$$$
    Making money on fear.

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