Updated: Aug 24
With the spike of demand in testing services all over the country, ISPS is proud to announce that we are now offering Swab Testing Services alongside Rapid Antibody Diagnostic Testing and customizable on-site and off-site COVID testing packages.
What is Swab Testing?
The UC Davis Health states that this type of testing involves inserting a 6-inch long swab (like a long Q-tip) into the cavity between the nose and mouth (nasopharyngeal swab) to collect sample fluids. In simpler terms, it is a testing method that utilizes nasal or throat swabbing to detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in a person’s respiratory tract.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there are different types of COVID testing methods namely molecular, antigen, and antibody. Both molecular and rapid antigen tests make use of swabbing in their sample collection process while rapid antibody tests are taken by finger pricking or bl