- Will be available online as an over-the-counter test for qualitative (i.e., positive, or negative) detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus antigen.
- At home test using self-collected (individuals aged 14 years and older) or adult-collected (individuals aged 2 years and older) anterior nasal swab samples with results in 15 minutes.
- Can be used as a serial test (repeated twice over the course of three days, with a minimum of 24 hours and a maximum of 48 hours between each test) for individuals with or without COVID-19 symptoms.
MP Biomedicals, LLC today announced an agreement to distribute the non-prescription home use Boson™ Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Test Card. The partnership was formed soon after the U.S. FDA granted Xiamen Boson Biotech Co, Ltd. (Boson™) Emergency Use Authorization for the test card, intended for the qualitative detection of nucleocapsid protein antigen from SARS-CoV-2 for individuals with symptoms or suspecting COVID-19.
For more information contact:
Naiwei Chi, Ph. D.
Email: [email protected]
The Boson™ Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Test Card has not been FDA cleared or approved but has been authorized by FDA under an EUA. This product has been authorized only for the detection of proteins from SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens. The emergency use of this product is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb- 3(b)(1), unless the declaration is terminated or authorization is revoked sooner.