FAQ

What is a Rapid Antigen Test?
A Rapid Antigen Test is a quick and effective way to test for COVID-19. The tests play an important supplemental role in screening large groups of high risk individuals for the virus.

 

Why use a Rapid Antigen Test?

The test helps with early detection of infectious individuals prior to them becoming symptomatic. Testing can be conducted onsite by trained health practitioners, and trained staff under their supervision. Results are available in 15 minutes, allowing your business to continue operating in a manner that is safe to your staff and community. 

Who can purchase the Rapid Antigen Tests?

Business owners, corporate entities, industry groups and other organisations can purchase the tests for staff testing as long as there is a health professional with a current AHPRA registration onsite to supervise the process. 

What happens if a staff member tests positive?

Any individual who tests positive must be referred immediately for a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test to confirm their infection. 

Important note regarding the Rapid Antigen Tests

The test cannot be used at home. Negative test results do not exclude infection with COVID-19. Face masks, social distancing and good hygiene practice must be maintained. 

How should I store the Rapid Antigen Tests?

The test cannot be used at home. Negative test results do not exclude infection with COVID-19. Face masks, social distancing and good hygiene practice must be maintained. 

How accurate are the Rapid Antigen Tests?

The test cannot be used at home. Negative test results do not exclude infection with COVID-19. Face masks, social distancing and good hygiene practice must be maintained. 

Are the Rapid Antigen Tests CE marked?

The test cannot be used at home. Negative test results do not exclude infection with COVID-19. Face masks, social distancing and good hygiene practice must be maintained.