Testing has an important role to play in our effort to contain and mitigate the Corona Virus pandemic by identifying the infected people to prevent further transmission of COVID-19. So, in this blog, we will talk about a few things about the COVID-19 antigen test in the United Kingdom.
The antigen test detects the presence of all the foreign proteins in the body that are the functional or structural components of a pathogen, and which are very specific to the pathogen. And this test offers the qualitative yes or no answer about the presence of the pathogen in the sample. Antigen tests are popular and it is around for years offering all healthcare providers a way to diagnose different medical conditions rapidly like the flu or strep throat within minutes.
Benefits that Antigen Tests Offer:
SARS-CoV-2 Antigen test is the test for COVID-19 infectiousness UK that detects antigen from the SARS-CoV-2 virus in people, who are suspected of the Novel Corona Virus. The virus is detected from the part of the upper respiratory tract through swab specimens, which identify the nucleoprotein carried by the virus. Being rapidly inexpensive, this test helps health professionals to combat the spreading of COVID-19 through an increased number of testing in both at the point of care and laboratory.
Our Home test kit also allows for cost and error reduction, high test throughput, and fast turn-around times. Besides, this test is simple to use and it doesn’t need any specific training.
This test offered by an ISO registered COVID-19 test company also helps to control the spreading of the Novel Corona Virus in those areas, which have a high prevalence of this virus. The fast turn-around time for the result makes this test highly actionable in real-
As it is a rapid test, therefore the patients can get the results within 15-20 minutes. Then they can self-quarantine them within several minutes of taking these tests. There is no follow-up appointment necessary. And as the patients don’t have to wait for several days to get the test results, therefore there is no scope of infecting others during that time.