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Lolly antigen test: the Covid 19 saliva test for simple, painless self-application

Since the beginning of the Corona pandemic, manufacturers have been working feverishly on rapid SARS-CoV-2 tests that do not require a nasopharyngeal swab. So-called lolly saliva tests are a promising variant: These are prefabricated, layman-friendly test kits where the user only has to place the sample tube in the mouth. At PSA-Partner you can now also obtain this latest generation of Covid 19 tests in tested, certified quality at attractive wholesale conditions.

Buy lolly saliva tests at attractive wholesale conditions from PSA Partner.

The novel lolly saliva tests make it possible to test for coronavirus easily, decentrally and cost-effectively - whether in companies, care facilities, private associations or public institutions. As a wholesaler, we are happy to support you in procuring the necessary test materials.

Please note that we only supply commercial customers such as medical facilities, authorities or educational institutions. Depending on the product, certain minimum order quantities apply. Do you regularly need a large number of Covid 19 rapid tests? Our broad procurement network at home and abroad enables us to deliver even large quantities reliably in a short time. We would be happy to submit you an individual offer!

How the Lolly Antigen Saliva Test Works

Lolly antigen saliva tests are used for the qualitative detection of acute coronavirus infection. As with other rapid SARS-CoV-2 tests, these are antigen tests. These respond to pathogen-specific protein components. Antigen tests are not as precise as PCR laboratory tests, which still represent the highest standard in SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics. On the other hand, they can be used and evaluated independently of any laboratory infrastructure. The result is available within 10 to 15 minutes.

What is essentially new about the so-called lolly saliva tests is the simple, non-invasive form of sample collection: the unpleasant swabbing of the nasopharynx is no longer necessary. Instead, the test person takes a sample tube in the form of a "lolly" or "lollipop" and puts it in their mouth for about 10 seconds. This is enough to obtain the amount of saliva needed to detect the virus. Active participation by the person being tested is not required! This makes the lolly saliva test even easier to perform than spit or gargle tests.

The subsequent evaluation works similarly to conventional antigen tests: one mixes the saliva sample with a pre-prepared buffer solution and applies a few drops of it to the test field of the test cassette. The result is visually indicated by a colour change after about 10 minutes. A control strip indicates whether the test was carried out correctly.

The advantages of the Lolly Saliva Quick Test at a glance

Lolly saliva tests are a further development of existing rapid test systems. What are the advantages of this product innovation - especially in comparison to conventional rapid antigen tests with nasopharyngeal swabs?

Safe and painless application

The new saliva tests are literally "child's play", the application causes no pain and carries no risk of injury. Taking saliva with the help of the "lolly" is even easier than spitting or gargling into a container.

The test utensils are ready for use and hygienically packed individually. Detailed instructions for use are included so that even medical laypersons can easily follow the test procedure.

High reliability

Rapid antigen tests are generally somewhat less accurate than PCR tests, which are considered the gold standard in SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics. In order to compare the reliability of different tests, two key figures are decisive: the so-called sensitivity and the specificity. Sensitivity indicates how often the test is positive in the case of an actual infection. Specificity, on the other hand, expresses how reliably the test comes up negative in a healthy person.

Depending on the manufacturer, rapid saliva tests usually have a sensitivity of significantly more than 90 percent - that is, more than 9 out of 10 infected persons are detected. The specificity is usually given as almost 99 percent. According to initial scientific findings, lay tests hardly perform worse than antigen tests carried out by professionals. The currently known virus mutations are also detected by the tests.

It is important to know: the higher the viral load, the more reliably an antigen test responds. This means that highly infectious persons who pose a danger to others are very likely to be detected.

Result within a few minutes

The entire test procedure works quickly and without much effort. This means that the tests can be optimally integrated into everyday or professional routines. Unlike PCR laboratory tests, the result is already available within 10 to 15 minutes. This is important to identify potentially infected persons immediately and to take the necessary further steps.

No medical staff or laboratory required on site

Lolly saliva tests are deliberately designed as self-tests for lay people. They are therefore low-threshold and decentralised to use - even where there are no medical professionals or laboratories.

Easy storage at room temperature

As a rule, antigen tests do not need to be refrigerated. This makes their distribution and storage conceivably uncomplicated.

Cost effective application

Compared to PCR laboratory tests, antigen tests are very economical to use. This makes them ideal for regular series testing in companies and other organisations.

Lay test as an opportunity for companies and organisations

Wherever people regularly come together, the risk of infection increases. Through consistent testing strategies, companies, public institutions and other organisations can ensure safety in their daily business - an important step towards a "new normality". A self-test that is easy to use even by laypersons is an enormous relief in this regard. The new Lolly quick tests are suitable for, among other things:
  • Care facilities and outpatient care services
  • Care facilities for people with disabilities
  • Kitas, schools, universities
  • Offices and other public institutions
  • Companies and production sites where a home office is not possible
  • Gastronomy and hotel business
  • Body-related service providers (hairdressers, chiropodists, massage studios, etc.)
  • Associations
  • Tour operators and transport companies

Areas of application and target groups

The simple, painless application is a great relief for all persons who are to be tested regularly for the coronavirus. Lolly antigen tests are particularly suitable for children, people with disabilities or older people. For these groups, the traditional swab test method was often associated with fear and pain.

Until February 2021, antigen tests were only available to the population in Germany centrally - in health facilities or as a pharmacy test. With the amendment of the Medical Devices Dispensing Ordinance of 03.02.2021 by Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn, this has changed: Since then, a rapid test for self-administration may also be dispensed to end consumers under certain conditions. However, the manufacturer must ensure that the test can be carried out safely at home by laypersons.

Due to the non-invasive way of taking the sample, the new lolly saliva tests are optimally suited as a layman's test for self-application: There is no risk of injury when taking the saliva sample! The test procedure itself is designed in such a way that even laypersons can obtain a correct result if used properly. Nevertheless, we recommend that, if possible, medical professionals are consulted for the performance and interpretation of the tests.

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Legal requirements for a rapid test for self-administration

Until February 2021, only medically trained personnel were allowed to perform a Corona antigen test. Rapid tests were therefore only available from doctors, health facilities, special test lanes or as a pharmacy test.

Since 03.02.2021, rapid tests for self-testing may also be distributed to end consumers or non-medical institutions. However, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn has formulated some conditions that a Coronatest for home use must fulfil:

CE certification

In order to place a rapid test for self-administration on the market, the manufacturer must undergo a precisely defined test procedure. Independent bodies guarantee that the products meet all the required quality criteria. As proof, the product receives a CE marking with reference to the testing body to ensure maximum transparency.

Special approval as an alternative

For the transitional period until CE certification, manufacturers can also apply to the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) for special approval. The authority then also checks whether the Coronatest can be used safely at home by laypersons. Whether CE certification or special approval - the quality requirements for a home test remain the same.

Package insert suitable for laypersons

Home tests often contain one and the same test material as those test kits intended for professional users. An important difference, however, is that a home test requires an instruction leaflet written in layman's terms. This contains detailed instructions, usually illustrated with pictures, on how to perform the rapid test correctly. It must also inform the user about what to do after a positive, negative or unclear result. - Normally, a positive antigen test is followed by a PCR laboratory test for confirmation. In addition, the package insert contains the important note that a negative test result is only a snapshot.