Covid Clinic, Inc. is offering the Abbott ID Now COVID-19 Assay performed on the ID NOW Instrument. This test is a rapid molecular in vitro diagnostic test utilizing an isothermal nucleic acid amplification technology intended for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from the SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA in direct nasal swabs. The ID Now COVID-19 Assay has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA.
Many travel restrictions require a molecular or NAAT test be conducted prior to arrival. Abbott’s ID Now COVID-19 test may satisfy these requirements; however, it is the purchaser’s responsibility to verify the test will be accepted for travel prior to purchase.
The tip of the cotton swab is inserted into both nostrils. The swab does not need to be inserted far, just until the cotton tip of the swab is no longer visible. The swab is then rotated in a circle around the entire inside edge of each nostril at least three times.