Sample collection by the patient:
1. Collect stool specimen onto the Stool Collection Paper. 2. Unscrew the colored cap of the Sample Collection Tube, and remove the applicator stick. 3. Collect sample by inserting the applicator stick randomly into the stool specimen. No touching of stool required! 4. Re-insert the applicator stick and screw the cap on.
Figure 1. Sample collection.
Test performance by the health care professional:
Carefully shake the Sample Collection Tube. Unscrew and remove the white cap. This reveals a dropper. Add 3 drops onto the Sample well of the Hb or Hb/Hp test strip in the cassette. The sample is absorbed in 5 to 15 minutes. Results can be read after 15 minutes.