Core Tests Covid-19 Nasal Lateral Flow Rapid Antigen Test (x1, x10 & x25)

Important Supplier Notice: Only tests direct from the NHS will work with the NHS app. Any test that is purchased from online suppliers will not work when trying to register the result with the NHS app. 

The Core Covid-19 AG Nasal Swab is a single packed rapid diagnostic test based on antigen detection for Covid-19. It is registered with the MHRA, delivering reliable results in 10-15 minutes, with a sensitivity of 98.1% and specificity of 99.2%.
Core tests have the highest overall accuracy of leading Covid-19 Lateral Flow Rapid Antigen Tests supplied in the market.

Comparison to widely used alternative:

  • Core Tests™: 98.10% (sensitivity), 99.20% (specificity), 98.65% (accuracy)
  • Flowflex: 97.10% (sensitivity), 98.80% (specificity), 97.95% (accuracy)


Product information

  • Manufacturer: Core Technology
  • Time to result: 10-15 minutes
  • Stability: 1 hour once the test has been opened
  • Sensitivity/Specificity: 98.1% & 99.2%


Kit Components
Single test contains:

  • 1 test cassette
  • 1 nasal swab
  • 1 collection tube containing buffer solution
  • 1 instructions for use
  • 1 box with hand-held stand
  • Expiry: 24 months.
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