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  • Nasopharyngeal and Mid turbinate Collection Instructions ...

    Adapted from CDC Influenza Specimen Collection Poster CS24672 Created 4/23/20 Revised: 12/3/20 Owner: Amy Henriques Nasopharyngeal and Mid turbinate Collection Instructions Collection of nasopharyngeal specimen Collection of mid turbinate or deep nasal specimen Don appropriate PPE. Require respirator/CAPR. Swab both nostrils if possible.

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  • How to Collect a Nasal Mid-Turbinate Specimen for

    2021-4-28 · Follow the instructions included with the specimen collection kit. Use only materials provided in the kit to collect and store or mail the specimen unless the kit says to do otherwise. Use these instructions with kits that specify a nasal mid-turbinate swab collection. Setup 1. Disinfect the surface where you will open the collection kit.

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  • Guidance on COVID-19 Guidance on Collection of a Deep ...

    2020-11-11 · Guidance on Collection of Collection of a Deep Nasal Mid-turbinate Swab for testing for COVID-19 V1.1 HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre www.hpsc.ie Page 2 of 3 Key Points This guidance is issued as interim guidance to support collection of deep nasal /mid-turbinate swabs for testing for COVID-19.

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  • Mid-Nasal Swab Procedure | Resource Path

    Sample collection using mid-nasal swabs For the best sensitivity we are recommending the mid-nasal (mid-turbinate) swab test. This is different from the nasopharyngeal swab test you might have heard about and which most people find uncomfortable. With a few tips from our on-site team, the test is easy to perform on oneself and is painless.

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  • ClearTip Swabs - Nasal, Mid-Turbinate, &

    2021-4-14 · Yukon Medical’s ClearTip TM anterior nasal, mid-turbinate nasal, and nasopharyngeal swabs are designed to optimize the collection, adherence, and release of upper respiratory biological samples and minimize the retention of reagents in diagnostic tests. The alternating smooth channels allow the tips to flex easily in all directions to comfortably navigate the unique curves in each patient.

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  • Collection by trained pediatricians or parents of mid ...

    These findings show that mid-turbinate nasal flocked swabs specifically designed for infants and children can be used by parents without reducing the influenza virus detection rate. Moreover, the direct involvement of parents significantly increases patient acceptance, thus simplifying collection and suggesting that this novel swab design ...

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  • MedSchenker Pediatric Mid-Turbinate Nasal Swab —

    Individually-sealed, sterile, flocked swab with plastic, breakable shaft. The design of the stopper, the face of a bear, helps distract and put younger patients at ease during sample collection. Swabs are manufactured in Korea with U.S. engineering and raw materials. Highlights

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  • Self-collected mid-turbinate swabs for the detection

    Background: The gold standard for respiratory virus testing is a nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, which is collected by a healthcare worker. Midturbinate (MT) swabs are an alternative due to their ease of collection and possible self-collection by patients. The objective of this study was to compare the respiratory virus isolation of flocked MT swabs compared to flocked NP swabs.

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  • SELF- OR PARENT-COLLECTED NASAL MID-TURBINATE

    2019-4-16 · Conclusions: Serial nasal mid-turbinate swabs have equal sensitivity to NPS, and can be feasibly collected by self- or parental-collection for up to 21 days. This strategy may be of particular value for studies of vaccine efficacy, or of influenza transmission. • To compare self-collected nasal swab …

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  • Interim Guidelines for Clinical Specimens for COVID

    2021-2-26 · Anterior nasal specimen (performed by a healthcare provider or the patient after reviewing and following the collection instructions): Insert the entire collection tip of the swab provided (usually ½ to ¾ of an inch, or 1 to 1.5 cm) inside the nostril. Firmly sample the nasal wall by rotating the swab in a circular path against the nasal wall ...

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  • The acceptability and validity of self‐collected nasal ...

    2017-7-25 · Self‐collection of nasal swabs involves provision of a swab kit to participants to be used at home to swab the anterior nares within 2‐3 days of developing an acute respiratory infection (ARI) when influenza virus is present at the highest concentration. 6 After collection, swabs may be returned to study staff by mail, dropped off or ...

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  • The acceptability and validity of self‐collected nasal ...

    2017-7-25 · Self‐collection of nasal swabs involves provision of a swab kit to participants to be used at home to swab the anterior nares within 2‐3 days of developing an acute respiratory infection (ARI) when influenza virus is present at the highest concentration. 6 After collection, swabs may be returned to study staff by mail, dropped off or ...

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  • The acceptability and validity of self‐collected nasal ...

    2017-7-25 · Self‐collection of nasal swabs involves provision of a swab kit to participants to be used at home to swab the anterior nares within 2‐3 days of developing an acute respiratory infection (ARI) when influenza virus is present at the highest concentration. 6 After collection, swabs may be returned to study staff by mail, dropped off or ...

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  • The acceptability and validity of self‐collected nasal ...

    2017-7-25 · Self‐collection of nasal swabs involves provision of a swab kit to participants to be used at home to swab the anterior nares within 2‐3 days of developing an acute respiratory infection (ARI) when influenza virus is present at the highest concentration. 6 After collection, swabs may be returned to study staff by mail, dropped off or ...

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