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At-Home COVID-19 PCR Test Kit

Saliva Direct at-home COVID-19 collection kit is a quick, accurate and painless way to get tested for COVID-19 using a saliva sample. Collect your saliva sample at home and ship it for free. This test is a proactive option for those who may be experiencing symptoms or have had a possible recent exposure
Approximate Turnaround Time
72 hours
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Includes: SARS-CoV-2

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Knowledge is Power

SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after the exposure, and symptoms experienced with COVID-19 can range from being asymptomatic to life-threatening illness. COVID testing is a necessity as COVID-19 can present itself in both symptomatic and asymptomatic ways. The Saliva Direct, developed by researchers from Yale, is an At-Home COVID-19 collection kit that utilizes PCR, the gold standard of COVID-19 testing, to detect the presence of SARS-CoV2. PCR stands for “Polymerase Chain Reaction,” and it’s the most prevalent form of the diagnostic test for COVID. Healthcare Professional recommends PCR tests for the most accurate results. Why? It’s because this type of test can diagnose COVID-19 by detecting the basic genetic material of the coronavirus – giving you the most accurate, complete results.

Test Preparation

Saliva Direct At-Home COVID-19 collection kit is designed to test saliva that naturally pools in your mouth.
For example: when you think about a delicious meal, you will naturally produce saliva in your mouth

It is very important that you do not try to force yourself to produce a saliva sample. Please do not cough anything up from your chest, and please don’t sniff anything back from your nose and into your mouth.

For at least 30 minutes before saliva collection, it is important that you
DO NOT:
1. Eat or drink
2. Smoke
3. Clean your teeth
4. Chew gum
5. Use nasal sprays

Doing any of these activities could cause you to get an incorrect result.

Description

Why use an At-Home COVID-19 PCR test?  Convenience, Accuracy, and Reliability!  With a PCR test, you can always be confident about your results, and a PCR test is the only reliable way of identifying if you have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 at an early stage.
The Saliva Direct At-Home COVID-19 Collection kit is designed to be painless, less invasive, and accurate. Making this at-home testing kit a great way to access COVID-19 testing if you are planning to travel, return to work, attend a large gathering or return to school.
You can use the Saliva Direct At-Home COVID-19 Collection kit at your leisure, and rest assured that you’ll get accurate diagnostic results at your convenience.

Important information regarding the Saliva Direct COVID-19 At-Home Collection Kit

The COVID-19 test is for use by individuals who are 18+ and who suspect COVID-19. However, this kit is not for use by individuals who are experiencing severe symptoms. MyHomeLabs will determine the eligibility to use the kit through a screening questionnaire during the registration of the kit. If you are experiencing severe symptoms, please call your medical care provider.

COVID-19 can cause severe illness in healthy individuals, but individuals with previous health issues are at higher risk for severe illness with COVID-19. Individuals who experience severe illness means that they require hospitalization, intensive care, ventilator to facilitate breathing. Regardless of your risk level for COVID-19, if you are experiencing severe illness, please consult with your healthcare provider before taking this test.

If you are experiencing any of the following emergency warning signs for COVID-19 or other severe symptoms, seek out emergency health care:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone.

Individuals with underlying conditions listed below may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

  • Older adults over the age of 65 are at higher risk for severe illness
  • Pregnancy
  • Smoking
  • Individuals who are immunocompromised
  • Cancer
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Chronic lung diseases
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Dementia or neurological conditions
  • Diabetes (type 1 and 2)
  • Heart Conditions
  • HIV infection
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Obesity
  • Any Disabilities may likely increase severe illness due to the medical condition and if you live in a congregated setting.

Who should get tested?

People with COVID-19 experience a wide range of symptoms, from mild to severe illness.

  • Fever or Chills
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Headache
  • Loss of tease or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea or vomiting

If you are experiencing severe symptoms, please reach out to your medical care provider.