Amazon is now selling COVID-19 tests for customers to use at home as cases continue to rise in the U.S.
The DxTerity COVID-19 Saliva at-Home Collection Kit detects the presence of the virus but does not confirm immunity or detect antibodies. DxTerity’s molecular-based PCR test received approval from the Food and Drug Administration last month. The test differs from the quicker and less expensive antigen tests, which use a nasal swab or throat swab to detect the virus.
A single COVID-19 testing kit is listed for $110, and a 10-pack bundle is available for $1,000.
Test takers must spit into a tube provided by the kit. The saliva sample is then inserted into a plastic bag and packed back into the box for shipment to one of DxTerity’s laboratories certified by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments.
Customers are also granted prepaid express return shipping with the test and should expect to receive results within 24 to 72 hours of sample receipt at the laboratory.
DxTerity’s test is currently the only COVID-19 testing kit on Amazon…Read more>>