Three patient scenarios to help GPs better advise on RAT results

As Omicron surges through the community, getting the right answer from a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) is not as straightforward as reading one or two lines off the kit.

RATs are a convenient diagnostic tool to detect COVID-19 virus fragments in nasal secretions or saliva.

They are designed to be self-administered and give an answer in minutes. Detecting infection early is critical to preventing spread and allowing persons at risk of severe