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For use under FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) only.
Actual packaging and components may vary.

QuickVue® At‑Home
OTC COVID-19 Test

Quick. Convenient. Simple.

For use under FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) only.

Effectively Detects Omicron and Other Variants

The QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 test can accurately detect the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant (among others), the potentially deadly virus that can lead to COVID-19.

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Image of QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test in packaging
For use under FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) only.
Actual packaging and components may vary.

QuickVue® At‑Home
OTC COVID-19 Test

Quick. Convenient. Simple.

Image of QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test in packaging
For use under FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) only.

Effectively Detects Omicron and Other Variants

The QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 test can accurately detect the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant (among others), the potentially deadly virus that can lead to COVID-19.

View the Press Release

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Fast. Easy. Ready When You Are.

The QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test* offers rapid results in the privacy of your own home. Everything you need is included in the over-the-counter package, and taking the test is simple.

Effectively Detects Omicron and Other Variants

Our test can accurately detect the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant (among others), the potentially deadly virus that can lead to COVID-19.

Key Features

  • Fast and easy test uses a nasal swab to help detect SARS-CoV-2, that virus that causes COVID-19
  • Get results in 10 minutes
  • Test in the privacy of your own home
  • No prescription, complicated procedure, or training required
  • Identified positive cases 83.5% of the time in a clinical study
  • Identified negative cases 99.2% of the time in a clinical study

For Individuals Aged 2+

  • This test is authorized for non-prescriptive home-use with self-collection for individuals aged 14 and older
  • The test is acceptable for children aged 2–14, with the assistance of an adult

Use With or Without Symptoms

  • The intended use of this test is for testing individuals within 6 days of symptom onset or individuals without symptoms or other epidemiological reasons to suspect COVID-19 when tested twice over 3 days with at least 24 hours (and no more than 48 hours) between tests.

What's Included

Each Pack Contains:

  • Printed Instructions
  • Test Strips
  • Nasal Swabs
  • Reagent Solution Tubes
  • Tube Holder
  • Test Strips

Latest Updates

Information regarding reimbursement of at-home COVID tests

Effectively detects Omicron and other variants

Our test can accurately detect the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant (among others), the potentially deadly virus that can lead to COVID-19.

Effectively detects Omicron and other variants

Our test can accurately detect the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant (among others), the potentially deadly virus that can lead to COVID-19.

Swab, Swirl, Dip, and See Results

QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test is fast, simple, and easy-to-use designed with at-home users in mind. The test uses a gentle nasal swab sample to determine a positive or negative COVID-19 test result. The swab is swirled in a tube of reagent solution, then removed. A test strip is then inserted into the solution. After 10 minutes, the test strip is removed from the tube to confirm results.

Before initiating the test, it is important to first read and closely follow the detailed instructions included in the package. Watch our test demonstration video for a quick overview.

Swab, Swirl, Dip, and See Results

QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test is fast, simple, and easy-to-use designed with at-home users in mind. The test uses a gentle nasal swab sample to determine a positive or negative COVID-19 test result. The swab is swirled in a tube of reagent solution, then removed. A test strip is then inserted into the solution. After 10 minutes, the test strip is removed from the tube to confirm results.

Before initiating the test, it is important to first read and closely follow the detailed instructions included in the package. Watch our test demonstration video for a quick overview.

Download User Instructions PDF:
  • Gently swirl the nasal swab 4 times in each nostril.
  • Place the nasal swab in the solution tube, twist 3-4 times, and remove the swab.
  • Place the test strip into the tube.
  • Easy-to-read results are available in just 10 minutes.
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About Quidel® and its QuickVue®
At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test

Quidel manufactures fast, accurate diagnostic testing solutions aimed at improving healthcare. The QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test is an advancement in the fight against coronavirus.

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Quidel Headquarters - San Diego, CA

About Quidel® and its QuickVue® At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test

Quidel manufactures fast, accurate diagnostic testing solutions aimed at improving healthcare. The QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test is an advancement in the fight against coronavirus.

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    The QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test is intended for the qualitative detection of the nucleocapsid protein antigen from SARS-CoV-2 from individuals with or without symptoms or other epidemiological reasons to suspect COVID-19. Serial testing should be performed in individuals with negative results at least twice over three days (with 48 hours between tests) for symptomatic individuals and three times over five days (with at least 48 hours between tests) for asymptomatic individuals. This test is authorized for nonprescription home use with self-collected (unobserved) direct anterior nasal (NS) swab specimens from individuals aged 14 years and older or with adult-collected anterior NS samples from individuals aged 2 years or older.

    *In the USA, this product has not been FDA cleared or approved but has been authorized by FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization. This product has been authorized only for the detection of proteins from SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens. The emergency use of this product is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the declaration is terminated or authorization is revoked sooner.

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