How to take a rectal/anal swab
- Use the sterile cotton swab in the kit to extract the sample material.
- Do the procedure in the morning, before your morning hygiene routine.
- Insert the swab 3-5 cm into the anus, move the swab back and forth in the rectum, rubbing it against the inner wall of the rectum.
- Place the swab back into the plastic tube provided with the kit.
- Put the plastic tube in the plastic bag and then into the envelope.
- Close the safety envelope carefully.