How to take a throat swab
  • Use the sterile cotton swab to extract the sample material.
  • Do the procedure in the morning, before brushing your teeth and eating breakfast.
  • Using the cotton swab, rub the tonsils, back of the throat and palatoglossal arch area.
  • When taking the sample, avoid contact between the swab and the mucous membrane of the mouth (surface of the inside of the mouth).
  • Place the cotton swab back into the plastic tube, put the tube in the plastic bag and place the bag in the transport box.
  • Close the safety envelope carefully.