Our testing kit shows the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)
No invasive nasopharyngeal swabs, simply spit in the tube
Our UK laboratory adheres to high standards of quality assurance and controls
We dispatch the testing kit to your home, work or clinic within 48 hours by courier
Provide a saliva sample in the collection tube and return it to our lab via pre paid courier
Results will be provided via online dashboard within 24 hours of being received back at our lab
With the Chronomics saliva test, the collection of the sample can be done anywhere - at home, work or in the clinic. Other tests (such as nasopharyngeal swabs) normally require a trained medical professional to administer correctly and are more invasive and painful.
Read more in our blog post "Bringing painless coronavirus saliva testing to our homes".
This test detects the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19, known as SARS-CoV-2, using an RT-PCR method. There are three possible outcomes from the testing:
Our test is currently pending approval for use in the NHS. Meanwhile we want to offer our spare lab capacity to help others. Read more in our blog post "Chronomics’ solution to scale mass testing for COVID-19".
Our day job is analysing epigenetic data from saliva samples to give actionable health insights. However, we’re currently diverting part of our saliva testing resources to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read more in our blog post "Chronomics: from epigenetics to coronavirus testing".
We are currently in the process of receiving FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). Read more in our blog post, "PCR vs antibody, FDA approved, CE marked? The landscape of COVID-19 testing explained".