VivaDiagTM SARS-CoV-2 Ag Rapid Test is for the rapid, qualitative detection of the nucleocapsid protein antigen from SARS-CoV-2 in human nasal swab and throat swab specimens.
The test is intended for use by healthcare providers or personnel trained in rapid test procedure who have a valid AHPRA number as a point of care test. Companies and institutions who are wanting use the VivaDiagTM SARS-CoV-2 Ag Rapid Test are required to have a registered health practitioner administer the test by strict protocols.
Rapid antigen tests are not for home use or self-testing. To view all the conditions and requirements for using the rapid antigen tests please visit the TGA website here.
The test is intended for use by healthcare providers from the TGA approved list of professions, or personnel trained in rapid test procedure. Companies and institutions who are wanting use the VIVA COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit are required to have a registered health practitioner administer, or over-see, the test by strict protocols.
Tests are not available to WA clinicians at present and the following professions listed by the TGA are the only ones allowed to purchase and conduct the tests at this stage;
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practice
- dental (not including the professions of dental therapist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist or oral health therapist)
- medical radiation practice
- occupational therapy
Please download the point of care testing process as recommended by the manufacturer- APE Antigen PoC Testing Flyer 0821 v1.
Rapid antigen tests are not for home use or self-testing. To view all the conditions and requirements for using the rapid antigen tests please visit the TGA website here
The TGA stipulates that Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Kits in Australia can only be administered by a qualified health practitioner at Point of Care. View the complete conditions of the supply and administration of rapid antigen tests on the TGA website here.
Antigen Rapid Test Enquiry Form
COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit Info RequestIf you are a health practitioner or work in an organisation that has involvement of a health practitioner and would like more information, please fill out the form and we will reply within 24 hours.
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