Why do I need a swab to test for the coronavirus?

In order to detect a SARS-CoV-2 infection, i.e. to test you for the corona virus, a laboratory must examine a medical sample of you. You can take this sample yourself at home by means of a throat swab using our Corona Swab Kit.

Why do I need a swab to test for the coronavirus?

In order to detect a SARS-CoV-2 infection, i.e. to test you for the corona virus, a laboratory must examine a medical sample of you. You can take this sample yourself at home by means of a throat swab using our Corona Swab Kit.