CERTIFIED COVID-19 ANTIGEN KITS LIST APPOVED FOR NEPAL
Non approved manufacture's kits will be punished as per law.

  • The National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) has updated the list of Certified COVID-19 Antigen kits in Nepal. Following COVID-19 Antigen kits are approved for the testing of COVID-19 as per the protocol of COVID-19 testing in Nepal.

    List of WHO-EUL certified COVID-19 antigen kits *(Updated date: 2078-01-14)”

    S.No.Kit NameManufacturerListed DateTechnique applied
    1
    STANDARD Q COVID-19 Ag Test
    (Nasal)
    SD Biosensor,z2077-07-05Visual read, ICA
    2Panbio COVID-19 Ag Rapid (Nasopharyngeal)Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Jena GmbH2078-07-05Visual read, ICA
    3Panbio COVID-19 Ag Rapid (Nasal)Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Jena GmbH2077-1-14Visual read, ICA
    4Sure Status COVID-19 Antigen Card TestPremier Medical Corporation Private Limited2077-12-10Visual read, ICA

    List of US-FDA-EUA certified COVID-19 antigen kits *(Updated date: 2077-01-14)”

    S. No.Kit nameManufacturerListed DateTechnique Applied
    1CareStart COVID-19 Antigen testAccess Bio, Inc.2077-07-05Visual read, ICA
    2Sofia 2 Flu + SARS Antigen FIAQuidel Corporation2077-07-05Instrument read, FIA
    3BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag CardAbbott Diagnostics Scarborough, Inc.2077-07-05Visual read, ICA
    4LumiraDx SARS-CoV-2 Ag TestLumiraDx UK Ltd.2077-07-05Instrument read,microfluidic FIA
    5BD Veritor System for Rapid
    Detection of SARS-CoV-2
    Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD)2077-07-05Instrument read, MIA
    6Sofia SARS Antigen FIAQuidel Corporation2077-07-05Instrument read, MIA
    7Sampinute COVID-19 Antigen MIACelltrion USA, Inc.2077-08-24Instrument read, MIA
    8Quidel’s Quickvue SARS Antigen KitsQuidel Corporation2077-09-15Visual read, ICA
    9Status COVID-19/FluPrinceton BioMeditech Corp.2077-12-10Visual read, ICA
    10Celltrion DiaTrust COVID-19 Ag Rapid TestCelltrion USA, Inc.2078-01-14Visual read, ICA
    11Omnia SARS-CoV-2 Antigen TestQorvo Biotechnologies, LLC2078-01-14Instrument read, BAW, Biosensor
    12LIAISON SARS-CoV-2 AgDiaSorin, Inc.2078-01-14Instrument read,CLIA
    13BD Veritor System for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2 & Flu A+BBecton, Dickinson and Company (BD)2078-01-14Instrument read, Chromatographic Digital Immunoassay
    14VITROS Immunodiagnostic Products SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Reagent PackOrtho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc.2078-01-14Instrument read,CLIA
    15Simoa SARS-CoV-2 N Protein Antigen TestQuanterix Corporation2078-01-14Instrument read, Paramagnetic Microbead-based Immunoassay
    16Clip COVID Rapid Antigen TestLuminostics, Inc.2078-01-14Instrument read, Lateral flow immunoluminescent assay