• May 1, 2021

SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Repaid Test Kit

The SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Test is a rapid and reliable chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of specific SARS-CoV-2 antigens present in the human nasopharynx.

This test is an aid to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus antigen in people suspected of COVID-19. This product is strictly designed for professional use in laboratory and point-of-care environments.

Severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is an enveloped single-stranded RNA virus of the Coronaviridae family. Coronaviruses share structural similarities and are composed of 16 non-structural proteins and 4 structural proteins: peak (S), envelope (E), membrane (M), and nucleocapsid (N).

Coronaviruses cause illnesses with symptoms ranging from mild to severe common cold, such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 1,2.

SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted from person to person mainly through respiratory droplets, while indirect transmission through contaminated surfaces is also possible3-6. The virus accesses host cells through the receptor for angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), which is more abundant in the lungs7,8.

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