Swab kit instructions

1

Register and watch

Register your kit and watch the swabbing tutorial video.

2

Swallow your saliva

Swallow your saliva before you swab. Make sure to swab for cheek cells.

3

Remove black cap

Remove the black cap from the first swab. Use the blue tip to swab for cheek cells.

4

Swab for cheek cells

Press the blue tip against the inside of your cheek until it bulges. Maintain bulge pressure and swab up-and-down 4 times (8 total strokes).

5

Put black cap back on

Put the cap back over the blue tip.
Follow steps 2–4 for all 3 swabs.

6

Return within 24 hrs

Seal the pouch with 3 swabs inside and place in the return envelope.
Return within 24 hours of swabbing.