COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Nasal Swab

Medek provides CLIA waved COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Nasal Swab Test Kits

As one of the few distributors officially authorized to sell the test kits, we are able to purchase in volumes that let us offer significant discounts.

FDA Emergency Use Authorization requires that we verify your use case before selling. These tests are intended for your business, organization, or municipality.

Please call us or fill out the "Request Info" form so that we can help you get started, or if you have any questions.

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    Let Medek be your testing partner

    At Medek Health we are committed to ending the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and the devastating impacts throughout the world. That is why we have made every effort to eradicate COVID-19 through the use of COVID-19 testing. Medek health is proud to offer the FDA EUA Authorized COVID19 Rapid Antigen Test to help combat the pandemic.

    Our antigen test kit is intended to be used by qualified healthcare professionals, as a point-of-care (POC) test. A CLIA certificate waiver is needed to purchase this test.

    It is designed to identify the SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein antigen results are to be read at 10 minutes. When combined with our COVID-19 Antibody tests the COVID-19 Antigen Test allows for an encompassing COVID-19 infection screening protocol.

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    Our COVID-19 Antigen Test Kits

    Our kits:

    • Identify acute infection.
    • Rapid results – Results can be read at 10 minutes
    • Point of Care use (POC)
    • Anterior Nare (Nasal) or Nasopharyngeal Collection
    • Detects SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein antigen

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    Identify COVID-19 at the Source

    The CareStart rapid COVID-19 Antigen test is a lateral flow immunochromatographic assay intended for the qualitative detection of the nucleocapsid protein antigen from SARS-CoV-2.

    Identify acute infection.

    Detects SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein antigen.

    No equipment or training required.

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    Antigen Nasal Swab Use Tips

    Procedural Notes:


    • Process the test sample immediately after collection.

    • Use only provided or recommended nasopharyngeal swab for specimen collection.

    • Collect the specimen wearing safety gloves to avoid contamination.

    • Do not touch the tip (specimen collection area) of the swab.

    • Collect samples as soon as possible after the onset of symptoms.

    Additional Notices

    • This test has not been FDA cleared or approved;
    • This test has been authorized by FDA under an EUA for use by authorized laboratories;
    • This test has been authorized only for the detection of proteins from SARSCoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens; and
    • This test is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the authorization is terminated or revoked sooner.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    1What is the minimum order size for the Covid Antigen test kit orders?
    The minimum order size of purchase is 20 tests.
    2Can I buy COVID-19 Test Kits for my business?
    Yes. As a business owner you may purchase COVID-19 test kits and administer them for surveillance usage. It is required that a medical professional administers the test. You must follow all CDC and FDA guidelines.
    3Where can I purchase COVID-19 Test Kits for my business?
    You can purchase COVID-19 Rapid Antigen or Antibody Test Kits directly from Medek Health.
    4How do I receive my COVID-19 Test Kits?
    We ship the test kits from multiple warehouses to ensure you receive your order in a timely manner.
    5How long does it take to receive COVID-19 Test Kits?
    We offer Next Day, 2 Day, and Ground Shipping. Standard shipping times apply.
    6How much is a Covid-19 Rapid Test Kit for my business?
    Test kits range from $19-$29 depending on the order size. If you have a quote from another authorized distributor we can match or beat it.
    7What is the COVID-19 Antigen test?
    The Antigen tests are immunoassays that detect the presence of a specific viral antigen, which implies current viral infection. Antigen tests are currently authorized to be performed on nasopharyngeal or nasal swab specimens placed directly into the assay's extraction buffer or reagent.
    8How does a COVID-19 Antigen test work?
    The rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test is an FDA EUA authorized test that can detect SARS-CoV-2 with nasal swab, within 10 minutes. Viral RNA is captured through the nasal swab and placed into an extraction vile. The extraction vile sample is then placed onto a test device that provides an easy to read result.
    9How accurate is a COVID-19 antigen test?
    Test accuracy can vary depending on the manufacturer of the test. Clinical evaluation: Positive Percent Agreement (PPA): 88.37% (95% CI: 75.52% – 94.93%), Negative Percent Agreement (NPA): 100% (95% CI: 94.25% – 100%)
    10Are all COVID-19 antigen tests the same?
    While all antigen tests may have a similar look and input elements, accuracy levels may vary depending on the manufacturer. The FDA has authorized certain manufacturers who have met quality standards to distribute their test. Even so, accuracy may vary.
    11How long does it take to know if I have COVID-19 with your antigen test?
    It typically takes 10 minutes to find out if you have COVID-19 through the rapid antigen test.
    12What kind of COVID-19 Tests are there?
    There are three types of tests: Antibody, Antigen and PCR. The Antibody test is typically a Serological Test and Instant Screening (10-minute result). The PCR test is the Gold Standard for Point of Care Diagnostic, however the sample analysis requires an expensive machine to determine the result. Antigen tests collect samples to discover the viral shedding of RNA. Each test has a role and purpose in helping to stop the spread of COVID-19.
    13How can a business test their employees for Covid-19 using antigen test kits?
    Businesses may test their employees as long as they utilize a medical professional to administer the antigen tests and follow all FDA guidelines.
    14Is it legal to test my employees for COVID-19?
    Yes, you can test your employees. Please recognize we are not authorized to offer legal advice.
    15What kind of payment do you take?
    Credit card is the preferred method of payment; wire transfer is available for larger purchases.
    16How can I get COVID-19 test kits for my school?
    Please submit your school information one the Test Kit Contact Request form, or give us a call at 888-996-3335.
    17Where do I find COVID-19 Test kits for my school district?
    Please submit your school information one the Test Kit Contact Request form, or give us a call at 888-996-3335
    18How long does it take to test my students for COVID-19?
    With our test kits, you will have results within 10 minutes.
    19How long does it take to perform a COVID-19 Test?
    With our test kits, you will have results within 10 minutes.
    20What do I do if an employee tests positive for COVID-19?
    Sick employees should contact the CDC for recommendations and employers should consult with their local health department for guidance and recording.