This product is intended for in vitro qualitative detection of the nucleocapsid protein antigen from SARS-CoV-2 in oropharyngeal (throat) swabs/nasopharyngeal swabs/nasal swabs/saliva from individuals suspected of COVID-19 by their healthcare provider. The kit is intended for use by trained personnel.
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which could cause illness in animals or humans. The Novel Coronavirus(SARS-CoV-2) belongs to the RNA virus of the β genus. COVID-19 is an acute respiratory infectious disease. People are generally susceptible. Based on the current epidemiological investigation, the incubation period is 1 to 14 days, mostly 3 to 7 days. The main manifestations include fever, fatigue, and dry cough. Nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat, myalgia, and diarrhea are found in a few cases.
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