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PHLN Guidance: COVID-19 Swab Collection – Upper Respiratory Specimen

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Publication date: 
3 June 2020
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
Health sector

This infographic provides a visual representation of how to collect an upper respiratory specimen to test for COVID-19. 

For detailed guidance on specimen collection, see the PHLN guidance on laboratory testing for
SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19)