Abbott’s BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Test is a rapid, reliable, highly portable and affordable tool for detecting active COVID-19 infections.

The test delivers results in just 15 minutes without instrumentation, using proven lateral flow technology. The test has a demonstrated sensitivity of 91.7% and a specificity of 98.5%. The clinical trial for home tests is ongoing.

Abbott offers NOVICA, a companion app for smartphones, that allows you to display Abbott BinaxNOW test results when requested by organizations where people gather, such as workplaces and schools.

Important Note to Buyer:

The manufacturer of the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Test Kit recommends that test kits be stored at temperatures between 2-30°C (35.6-86°F). Any prolonged exposure of the test kit to temperatures beyond this range may affect the quality of the test results.

If you have ordered home delivery of the test kit and expect temperatures in your area to be outside of this range at the time of delivery, it is recommended that you arrange for someone to be home at or near the time of delivery. her to receive the test kit or, alternatively, select a convenient pickup location. If you have any further questions, please contact eMed Customer Service at (866)-955-1173.

About this test

1. Order Your Team Online

After placing your order, the test will be shipped to your home, or you can pick it up locally if available.

2. Test From Home On Emed.Com

After you receive your test, visit to begin your virtual visit. An eMed certified guide will accompany you on a video visit to guide you through the testing process. See the technical requirements for more details.

3. Get Results In 15 Minutes

Test results will be immediately available to you in the NOVICA app. When you receive your result, you will also receive a secure digital certificate in the NOVICA app, which allows you to use your smartphone to store, display and share your test results so you can participate in public activities and return to daily life more confidently. . It is important to remember that the NOVICA digital certificate should not replace existing measures, such as the use of masks, social distancing and frequent hand washing.

How is a sample taken?

Collect your sample yourself from home by following the instructions provided during the video visit with an eMed Certified Guide. Collecting a sample is a gentle and easy-to-follow process, not unlike using a cotton swab to clean the inside of your nose.

What happens if I receive a positive result?

If you receive a positive result, you must remain in self-isolation and inform your health care provider of your result. You should follow the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19, get medical attention right away. Emergency warning signs include*:

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to wake up
  • Bluish lips or face

This list is not all-inclusive. See your medical provider for any other symptoms that are serious or concerning.

What does FDA clear mean?

Abbott’s BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card test has received an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), giving consumers the ability to test themselves from the comfort and safety of their homes.

When there is a critical situation affecting health and safety and no FDA-approved or approved tests are available, and other criteria are met, the FDA may make the tests available under an emergency access mechanism called Use Authorization. emergency (USA). The EUA for this test is supported by a statement from the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) that circumstances exist that warrant the emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for the detection and/or diagnosis of the virus that causes COVID-19.

Will my insurance cover this test?

For each Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Test Kit order, we will provide you with an automatic itemized receipt via email that you can use for reimbursement purposes from your health insurance provider or health plan. Reimbursement for this test is at the discretion of your provider.