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QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test lets you get rapid results, in the privacy of your own home. Available over-the-counter, everything you need is in the package and taking the test is simple.

This home test is authorized for nonprescription home use with self-collected (unobserved) direct anterior nasal (NS) swab specimens from individuals aged 14 years and older or with adult-collected anterior NS samples from individuals aged 2 years or older. The test to be used in individuals within 6-days of symptom onset or individuals without symptoms or other epidemiological reasons to suspect COVID-19 infection when tested twice over three days with at least 24 hours (and no more than 48 hours) between tests.

Effectively Detects Omicron & Other Variants

The QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 test can accurately detect the Omicron variant (among others) of the Sars-CoV-2, the potentially deadly virus that can lead to COVID-19.

How Does the QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test Work?

The test uses a gentle self-collected anterior nasal (nares) swab sample to determine a positive or negative COVID-19 result. The swab is swirled in a tube of reagent solution, then removed, before a test strip is inserted. After ten minutes, you can take the strip out of the tube and see your results.

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Will the test work if I don’t have symptoms?

The test is intended for the individuals with or without symptoms or other epidemiological reasons to suspect COVID-19.

What do I do if I test positive?

Individuals who test positive with the QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test should self-isolate and seek follow-up care with their physician or healthcare provider as additional testing may be necessary.

Is this test acceptable for travel?

Can it be used for proof of a negative COVID-19 test? The type of testing and documentation required for air travel may differ based on travel destination, airline, and state requirements. We encourage you to visit the CDC/TSA website as well as your local airport and health department’s website for the latest requirements on the type of acceptable testing and documentation for your travel destination.

How accurate is the test?

Based on the interim results of a clinical study where the QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test was compared to an FDA authorized molecular SARS-CoV-2 test, QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test correctly identified 83.5% of positive specimens and 99.2% of negative specimens. The performance of this test is still being studied in patients without signs and symptoms of respiratory infection and for serial screening. Performance may differ in these populations.