This page is to show the steps for sample preparation.
Regardless of the kit types, the methods are the same.
Rinse the mouth with water.
Open the cap of aseptic container
Spit Sputum into the Container
Tightly seal the cap
Swab the posterior pharynx;
avoid the touching the tongue.
Insert the swab into the nostril parallel to the palate. Leave the swab in place for few seconds to absorb secretions. Repeat the procedure with the other nostril using the same swab.
Massage jaw muscle to stimulate
saliva duct before collecting saliva.
Remove saliva collection tube cap
and fasten funnel.
Collect the saliva sample
up to red arrow mark.
Remove the funnel
by unscrewing it.
Enclose the saliva collection tube
with the cap.
Mix the sample by gently
inverting it 5 times.
※ If the sample is not too viscous, this process is not required.