These COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Kits can be purchased online, however all these tests will be undertaken by a health care professional at Vanite Clinic. These COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Kits are not suitable for use by lay persons as self-test kits.
COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits for customers who want to check if they currently have COVID-19. This might be because they want to visit a friend or relative or go back to work but want to be sure it is safe to do so.
- The test involves taking a nasal swab and results are returned within 15 minutes.
- This test is not valid for travel
The Fortress Coronavirus Ag Rapid Test is a single use in vitro immunochromatographic assay for the qualitative detection of nucleocapsid protein antigen from 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in nasopharyngeal swab specimens, directly from patients suspected for infection with SARS-CoV-2 by their healthcare provider. This test is intended to assist in the rapid diagnosis of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID- 19). The Fortress Coronavirus Ag Rapid Test does not differentiate between SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2.
Clinical Sensitivity, Specificity and Accuracy
The Fortress Coronavirus Ag Rapid Test has been evaluated with specimens obtained from patients. A commercialised molecular assay was used as the reference method. The results show that the Fortress Coronavirus Ag Rapid Test has a high overall relative accuracy.
- Relative Sensitivity: 96.72%
- Relative Specificity: 99.22%
- Accuracy: 98.74%