STORAGE & SHELF LIFE
The kit should be stored at 4 or below temperature. The reagents are stable for 6 months when stored at the recommended condition. Repeated freezing and thawing should be
Real-time PCR instrument such as ABI7500, Bio-Rad CFX96 and QuantStudio.
SAMPLING & HANDLING
1. Suitable specimen type: nasopharyngeal swabs, oropharyngeal swabs and sputum.
2. Collection: For pharyngeal swab, wipe the left and right of tonsil and throat wall respectively with two swabs, dip the swab heads into the tube containing sampling solution,
abandon the tail, and tighten the tube cover. For deep cough sputum, collect the coughed sputum into the screw tube after the patient has coughed.
3. Storage: The collected specimen should be used for detection within the same day. Otherwise, please store the specimen as follows: Store at 2 for no more than 24 hours
Store at <-20 for no more than 10 days; Store at < -70for long-term, avoiding repeated
4. Transport: The specimen should be transported using sealed foam box with ice.
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