COVID-19 Self Test Kits

Introducing our COVID-19 self-test kit collection, featuring the Flowflex testing kit. This comprehensive kit includes a hassle-free nasal swab for quick and accurate detection of COVID-19. Get your results in just 15 minutes and gain peace of mind with our reliable COVID test kits.

Complete A COVID-19 Self Test From Home

Discover the Advanced FlowFlex COVID-19 Self Test Kit, featuring ground-breaking patented technology. With its exceptional protein detection capabilities, it can reliably identify new COVID-19 strains. These remarkable CE-marked home-use kits are trusted by leading global hotel chains, airports, and esteemed NHS trusts in the UK. Officially approved by the UK Government for your peace of mind.

Our Range of COVID-19 Self Test Kits

The Leading Home Covid Self Test Kits

The Flowflex COVID test kit is an exceptional choice for both business and home users seeking affordable yet reliable testing solutions to ensure they are not unknowingly spreading the coronavirus. Designed to provide peace of mind, our competitively priced kit offers a convenient and efficient testing experience.

What sets our COVID test apart is its user-friendly design. With our test, you only need to insert the nasal swab a mere 2.5cm into the nostril, unlike the standard swabs that require insertion to a depth of 9-10cm. This significantly reduces discomfort and ensures a more pleasant testing process for individuals.

By offering a shorter swab length, we prioritise your comfort while maintaining the accuracy and effectiveness of the test results. This innovative approach to sample collection makes our Flowflex COVID test kit an ideal choice for those seeking a hassle-free testing experience without compromising on reliability.

What Is A COVID Lateral Flow Test?

The Covid test kit, utilising lateral flow technology, is widely recognised as an antigen rapid test that provides a swift and efficient means of obtaining test results in less than 15 minutes. Similar in appearance to home test kits, these Covid test kits are designed with user-friendliness in mind, allowing for easy interpretation of results.

To perform the test using the Covid test kit, the user inserts a swab into either the nose or throat, collecting a sample for analysis. Once the swab has collected the necessary sample, it is then carefully placed into a specialised liquid solution provided in the kit. This solution is specifically designed to facilitate the detection process.

The liquid solution, which now contains the collected sample, is then dispensed onto a lateral flow test cartridge included in the Covid test kit. The cartridge itself is equipped with specific antibodies capable of identifying the presence of the coronavirus. Should the sample solution indeed contain the virus, it forms a bond with the antibodies present within the cartridge.

Upon the interaction between the coronavirus and the antibodies within the Covid test kit cartridge, a chemical reaction is initiated. This reaction leads to the appearance of a coloured line inside the window of the cartridge, serving as a clear indication of a positive result. This vibrant line confirms the presence of the virus in the sample, allowing individuals to promptly assess their health status.

The ingenious mechanism employed by lateral flow tests, such as the Covid test kit, enables rapid and convenient identification of COVID-19. This empowers individuals to quickly and accurately assess their health status. The straightforward process, coupled with the visual representation of results through the coloured line, enhances accessibility and enables prompt decision-making regarding necessary precautions or further medical intervention.

How To Use A Covid Lateral Flow Test

Prepare the Kit: Start by familiarising yourself with the contents of the COVID lateral flow test kit. Ensure that all the necessary components, such as the test cartridge, swabs, and solution, are present and in good condition.

Read the Instructions: Take the time to carefully read and understand the instructions provided with the test kit. Each kit may have slight variations in usage, so it’s essential to follow the specific guidelines provided.

Wash Your Hands: Before starting the test, thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. This helps maintain proper hygiene and reduces the risk of contamination.

Collect the Sample: Open the sterile swab provided in the kit. Gently insert the swab into your nostril, following the instructions on the depth required (usually around 2.5cm). Rotate the swab gently for a few seconds to ensure an adequate sample is collected. Repeat this process with the same swab in the other nostril. If required, some tests may also include throat swabs.

Prepare the Sample: Once you have collected the necessary samples, carefully place the swabs into the provided solution or buffer, following the instructions. Make sure the swabs are fully immersed in the liquid and swirl them gently to release the sample.

Apply the Solution: Using the provided dropper or applicator, carefully transfer a few drops of the solution from the swab into the sample well of the test cartridge. Follow the instructions to ensure the correct number of drops and proper application.

Wait for Results: After applying the sample, it’s time to wait for the test results. Most lateral flow tests provide results within 15-30 minutes. Read the instructions to determine the exact waiting time required for accurate interpretation.

Interpret the Results: Once the designated waiting period has passed, examine the test cartridge for any visible lines or markings. Each test may have a different result indicator, such as the appearance of coloured lines or symbols. Follow the instructions provided with your specific test kit to interpret the results accurately.

Dispose of Materials: Safely dispose of all used materials, including the swabs, test cartridge, and any other disposable items, following local guidelines for biohazardous waste disposal. Wash your hands thoroughly after handling the test materials.

Remember, if you have any concerns or questions about the test procedure or results, consult with a healthcare professional or refer to the guidelines provided with the test kit. Regularly perform COVID lateral flow tests as recommended by health authorities to monitor your health status and help control the spread of the virus.