Remove the test cassette and place it on a flat, clean surface.
Locate the extraction vial and gently peel off the aluminum foil seal, being sure to keep the vial upright and place it in the packaging tray.
Locate a nasal swab and remove from the pouch. Be careful not to touch the swab tip.
Gently insert the swab no more than 3/4 inch into the LEFT nostril. Then, slowly rotate the swab at least 5 times in a circular path for a total of 15 seconds. If you have questions, see the CDC Guidelines
Place the swab into the extraction vial. Rotate the swab vigorously at least 5 times.
Remove the swab by rotating against the extraction vial while squeezing the sides of the vial to release the liquid from the swab. Discard the swab in trash.
Close the vial by pushing the cap firmly onto the vial.
With your finger, mix thoroughly by flicking the bottom of the vial.
Invert the extraction vial and hold the sample vertically above the sample well. Squeeze the vial gently. Allow THREE (3) drops of sample to fall into the sample well.