We want to ensure we're as transparent as possible during this tough time for us all. Find below the most frequently asked questions about our COVID-19 Rapid Tests and the ordering process...
Frequently asked questions
How to place an order?
By navigating to the Order page, complete the form with your company information and the number of units you're looking to order. We'll contact you within 24 hours to confirm your order information, billing and shipping details and send you an invoice for payment. Once payment is recieved, your order will be confirmed and we'll deliver the tests to you within 3 working days.
How many tests are available?
We currently have more than 100,000 tests in stock and will ensure extra supply comes in as we need to.
How reliable is the test?
The COVID-19 OnSite Rapid Tests have a 96.9% accuracy in sensitivity and 99.4% accuracy in sensitivity. As the initial part of the triage process, this will be given you reliable data to use to make decisions on.
Are the tests certified?
The Onsite Rapid Tests are CE registered within Europe, are ISO registered and the MHRA have allowed test to placed on the UK market for professional use. The Ag Antigen test is also CE registered in Europe.
How long do results take?
Once the detection buffer liquid has been added to the blood sample, the results will be given in 10 to 15 minutes. Do not wait longer than 15 minutes, as this may impact the results of the test.
What is included in the test kits?
Who needs to administer the tests?
A medical professional or qualified clinician with the appropriate medical training, such as an Occupational Nurse must administer the test.
What is the difference between a PCR swab test and an antibody test?
A PCR swab test is used to detect whether a person currently has the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus as an active infection. An antibody test detects whether a person has developed antibodies to the virus from either past exposure or infection.
If someone receives positive antibody test, does this mean they are now immune?
A positive antibody test is an indicator that a person has antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) and perhaps immunity. However, globally this novel virus is still being studied to understand the bodies ability to maintain antibodies in the longer run and hence whether the presence of antibody provides immunity. Work is still being carried out on this.
Who is allowed to buy Rapid Test kits?
Currently all testing kits are only available for professional use, as a medical professional must adminster them. This means that businesses and corporations are allowed to purchase the tests, as long as it is administered by a medical professional or qualified clincian.
How do we know the test is working properly?
The tests use a control, which is the "C" line. First check the "C" line on the test and if this does not develop, the test result is invalid and should be dispensed. Another test should then be performed again.
What does the test check for to determine the presence of antibodies?
The test looks for the presence of either one of two antibody biomarkers in the blood or plasma: IgG and IgM.
What are the storage requirements for the tests?
The tests need to be kept at room temperature.
Why the Onsite Rapid Test?
The Antibody test has an accuracy of 96.9% in sensitivity and 99.4% in specificity
The Antigen test has an accuracy of 97.3% in sensitivity and 100% in specificity
Get results in onsite witjin 10 to 15 minutes of conducting the test
Get results onsite without the need for laboratory testing
Gain insightful data for your COVID-19 response at £24 per test
Testing data can be invaluable for risk assessment, allowing data to drive business decisions
Naturally your workforce will be more comfortable returning to work, if their employer is supporting workplace testing
Testing will assist you in the developing measures to control the viral transmission
The tests are CE Certified in Europe, ISO registered and allowed by the MHRA to placed on the UK market for professional use