What are the known and potential risks and benefits of this test?

Potential risks include:

  • Possible discomfort during sample collection.
  • Possible incorrect test results (see Results section).

Potential benefits include:

  • The results, along with other information, can help your healthcare provider make informed recommendations about your care.
  • The results of this test may help limit the spread of COVID-19 to your family and others in your community.