Antigen Saliva Rapid Test

Saliva Testing - A cheaper alternative to an RT-PCR test. It has a high accuracy rate, it is less invasive, and cost-effective hence it is more convenient for the Filipino public. This type of test can be used for local travel as well.

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What is an Antigen test?

 

Antigen tests detect viral proteins called antigens which are present in the COVID-19 virus. The antigens detected are identified only when the virus is actively replicating. How does Saliva Antigens Test work? Sample collection: spit inside a sterilized 1-milliliter vial. What the test tells you: If you are infected now. This is why such tests are best used to identify currently infected people.

 

Sensitivity: 90%

Specificity: 100%

Saliva-based testing is now available at ISPS! This COVID testing method is considered effective and reliable because its accuracy rate is close to that of RT-PCR, the country’s gold standard.

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For as low sa PhP 960.