Approved Abbott Panbio™ COVID-19 antigen rapid self-test kit
Global healthcare company Abbott announced that it has been licensed by the Department of Medical Devices and Constructions under the Ministry of Health for the Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test Kit (Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test). Test) is used to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
With a license from the Ministry of Health, Abbott brings to Vietnam an over-the-counter antigen self-test that can be used by people with or without COVID-19 symptoms at home.
Frequent rapid COVID-19 testing at work, school, home, and elsewhere makes it possible for everyone to detect their health status when needed, making screening essential to reducing minimize the impact of COVID-19.
According to a new study published in the JAMA journal of the American Medical Association, it is estimated that at least 50% of COVID-19 infections stem from contact with people who have no symptoms.
Mr. Sanjeev Johar, Vice President of Rapid Diagnostics, Abbott Asia Pacific, said:To protect public health, we need to be extra vigilant in identifying and limiting the spread of the virus by testing regularly, even when fully vaccinated.
The approval of the Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit enables us to bring this rapid test where it is needed, allowing people to self-test at home, school and work. to identify active cases of the virus“.
Rapid test for COVID-19 antigen in 15 minutes
Regular testing makes it possible for people to determine their infection status when it matters most. The Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit has been approved in many countries around the world and is widely used throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
The Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit is easy to use and gives quick results. The Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit can be used in adults and children with or without symptoms, including infants, with adult assistance.
Users only need to use a simple nasal swab, insert only 2cm into the nose without having to insert too deeply and follow the illustrated step-by-step instructions. Children under 14 years old need adult support. The test provides results in 15 minutes with no other measuring equipment required.
Test kit includes test device, instructions for use, extraction tube, blue extraction tube cap, buffer vial, nasal swab, tube holder and disposal bag.
Currently, the product is being sold at Pharmacity, Trung Son and other drugstores nationwide. To find out more information about the Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit and where it is sold, please visit selftest.abbott.
If the patient tests positive for COVID-19, the patient should immediately notify the local health authority or follow the contact information specified in the instructions for use.
Provides reliable results
The Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit is one of the most researched and widely used antigenic rapid tests in the world.
Clinical evaluations on self-testing users have shown that the Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Self Test Kit accurately identifies results in 95.2% of positive samples and 100% of negative samples. All samples were confirmed as positive and negative using the Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Device (oropharyngeal plague).
Abbott’s contributions to COVID-19 testing
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, diagnosis has always been at the heart of our response to COVID-19 and Abbott’s main goal has been to get as many tests as possible to as many people as possible.
To date, Abbott has introduced 12 different types of COVID-19 tests to meet a variety of infection scenarios and stages, including the fastest in situ molecular testing, molecular biology testing, antimicrobial laboratory, rapid antigen testing for healthcare workers and for self-testing by the public.
To date, Abbott has supplied more than one billion test kits to meet worldwide testing demand.
In addition to the Panbio COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit, Abbott also provides the Panbio COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit for healthcare workers. This product is CE certified and included in the World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Use List.
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