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WHAT IS CLARIGENE®️?
Clarigene®️ is the registered name of the MyHealthChecked COVID-19 PCR test. It’s a 99.9% accurate COVID-19 antigen test. It tests to see if you have the COVID virus, and provides a clear, reliable ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer.
WHY CHOOSE A PRIVATE COVID TEST?
Private COVID tests are ideal for people who do not have COVID symptoms but want to know that they do not have the virus. So if you want answers, but don’t want to stretch NHS resources, consider our private COVID test – UK-wide next-day postage now possible. Read our guide on how to access an NHS test here.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Anyone who is asymptomatic but wants COVID answers. You might need a PCR test to confirm your COVID status for travel. Perhaps your kids are off nursery because someone in their class has tested positive and you’re worried. If lockdown levels in your area permit it, you might want to visit family or friends who are in the ‘at-risk’ categories. If you’re interested in convenient at-home COVID testing but don’t have symptoms, the MyHealthChecked test is for you.
MYHEALTHCHECKED – THE SAFE TEST FOR CHILDREN
The MyHealthChecked “Clarigene®️” COVID test is safe for families because it’s less invasive than other options. You only need to swab the bottom area of the nose, not the back of the throat or upper nasal cavity, so it’s a simpler, tear-free COVID test for kids.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ANTIGEN AND ANTIBODY?
Put simply, antigen tests tell you if you have COVID at the time of testing – if you self isolate from the time of the test until you get your results, it’s the most reliable way to know you are ‘COVID clear’, and the method used by the NHS. Antibody tells you if you have had the virus in the past – which is interesting to know, but doesn’t have much practical application. Get the full picture in our article Antigen vs Antibody – COVID test types explained.
WHO DEVELOPED CLARIGENE®️ AND CAN I TRUST IT?
Clarigene®️ is a CE-marked Real Time qPCR-based COVID-19 assay that detects the virus RNA targets to confirm the presence of the virus. The Clarigene®️ test was developed by Yourgene Health, an international molecular diagnostics group which works in partnership with global leaders in DNA technology to advance diagnostic science.
UK BASED FOR FAST, RELIABLE RESULTS
Our labs are right here in the UK – in Manchester – so you know that we’re operating at the highest safety standards, and that your data is safe and secure.
ACCURACY AND WHY IT MATTERS
The MyHealthChecked “Clarigene®️” is one of the most accurate COVID PCR tests out there. Accuracy in molecular testing is important because it ensures a person receives the correct diagnosis – and doesn’t accidentally infect others following a ‘false negative’. The Clarigene®️ test has been designed to ensure it is specific for detecting SARS-CoV-2 in over 99.9% of cases. Each test also includes specific controls to ensure that a negative result can be trusted.
NO FALSE NEGATIVES
When it comes to COVID, accuracy saves lives. Some tests can be prone to what’s known as ‘false negatives’ – they tell you you’re in the clear when you’ve actually got the virus. And if you’re testing to keep others around you safe, that just won’t do. So keep an eye out for accuracy rates, or compare tests before you choose. Find out more in our article in different kinds of COVID tests.
Good to know
The MyHealthChecked COVID test is a PCR test, so is suitable for ‘fit to fly’ use*.
* Please note, it is your responsibility to check the travel certificate requirements of the airline destination, including the test collection time frame requirements. Please check before buying your test to confirm the correct time frame and it is your responsibility to take the test within this time frame.
Get COVID clarity with MyHeathChecked
Choose MyHeathChecked when you want a test you can access next-day, no hassle, no fuss. When you want accuracy you can 99.9% rely on, with results within 24-48hrs. When you want 100% data privacy, guaranteed.