Rapid Antigen Tests

Is the Rapid Response Rapid Antigen Test Authorized by Health Canada?
The Rapid Response COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Device, manufactured by BTNX Inc., is a Health Canada authorized COVID-19 testing device for Point of Care ...
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 at 11:54 AM
What is the benefit of Rapid Testing?
Rapid Tests are used as a serial screening tool whereby individuals test themselves 2 or 3 times a week to detect if they are an asymptomatic carrier of c...
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 at 11:54 AM
Is there an expiration date?
Yes. Like all medical devices, the Rapid Response COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing device has an expiration date listed on the outside of the kit b...
Fri, 7 Jan, 2022 at 1:46 PM
Is there tax charged on rapid tests?
Yes, there is tax charged on rapid tests! While there is a zero-rated tax exemption on PPE products (such as face shields and face masks), there is currentl...
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 at 12:01 PM
Can I purchase these rapid tests to use for travelling?
The BTNX Rapid Response Rapid Test cannot be used for travel. The regulations around COVID testing for travel is highly dependent on the country you are t...
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 at 11:54 AM
How are the swabs sterilized?
The BTNX nasal swabs are sterilized using ethylene oxide. This process is completely safe for the user and has been used for decades on medical equipment....
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 at 11:54 AM
How should the rapid tests be stored?
Rapid tests should be stored in a cool, dry place. Please refer to the side of the rapid test kit packaging for the exact temperature requirements.
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 at 11:54 AM
Will shipping my order in the cold weather affect the rapid tests?
As the weather gets colder in Canada, we understand some customers may be concerned about the sub-zero temperatures during the shipment of Rapid Test Kits...
Thu, 27 Jan, 2022 at 11:01 AM
Will the rapid tests detect the Omicron variant?
BTNX’s Rapid Response COVID-19 Antigen Test Device is designed to detect the SARS-CoV-2 viral nucleocapsid proteins. Mutations of the nucleocapsid protein...
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 at 5:53 PM
What further testing do I require if the result is positive?
If the appropriate test procedure and result interpretation has been followed and the result of your rapid antigen test is positive – contact your healthc...
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 at 11:55 AM