Coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid lateral flow home test kit instructions for nose-only test: Orient Gene

Step-by-step guide on how to do an Orient Gene rapid nose-only test for COVID-19 and report the results. Rapid tests are only for people who do not have symptoms of COVID-19.


Step-by-step guide to COVID-19 self-testing for Orient Gene nose-only test

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Find out how to do an Orient Gene rapid nose-only test for COVID-19 at home for yourself (or a child) and report the results to the NHS. This test comes in a green and white pack with the Orient Gene brand on it.

This guide tells you how to:

  • prepare the test
  • take a swab from yourself or a child
  • process the sample
  • read and report the result

Find help to do the test and report your result

To watch a video demonstration and for help with reporting results, see how to do a COVID-19 rapid test at home.

Published 8 July 2021
Last updated 2 August 2021 + show all updates
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