COVID-19 - obtaining an upper respiratory tract diagnostic sample

Publication Date: 20 March 2020

HPS, with support from stakeholders, has produced a short video clip to support colleagues required to obtain an upper respiratory tract diagnostic sample.

This resource describes the techniques involved in obtaining an upper respiratory tract COVID-19 diagnostic sample and covers the:

  • options available in relation to COVID-19-Upper respiratory tract samples
  • technique involved in obtaining a nose swab
  • technique involved in obtaining a throat swab


Resource information

Publisher:
Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Educational materials