Coronavirus Testing Workflows

Coronavirus Testing Workflows


Appleton Woods first priority in the fight against Covid-19 is to ensure that you have access to the equipment and consumables you need for testing and research.

To help with this we provide three different testing routes:

Swab Sampling Solutions
Saliva Collection Solutions

Rapid RNA Extraction Solutions

Primer Design genesig® Real-Time PCR assay

Complete Covid-19 Testing Package

For help with your requirements during these challenging times, please contact our Technical Team on 0121 458 7740, or email We’ll do our best to help.

, Coronavirus Testing Workflows

Dr. Stewart Sale BSc (Hons), PhD
Product Specialist, Reagents
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, Coronavirus Testing Workflows

Luke Housley BSc (Hons)
Key Account Manager
Product Specialist, Consumables
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Outsourced Solution

, Coronavirus Testing Workflows

Appleton Woods have partnered with BioGrad who offer practical solutions to keep the UK population safe and our schools, businesses and sporting events open.

Two Solutions Available:

  1. Self Sampling: Swab your staff on your own site and post the samples to Biograd to process
  2. Complete Solution: CQC certified Biograd nurses will come to your site and perform the sample taking process then return the swabs for processing at Biograd laboratories

All-in-one Solutions

Fast, accessible and scalable the lateral flow CLINITEST® Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test is visually read and easy to use, with results in just 15 minutes.

No specialised personnel, equipment, or analysers are required—the test can be administered anywhere, anytime by trained professionals.

Each kit contains:

  • 20 test cassettes
  • 2 extraction buffer vials
  • 20 sterile swabs
  • 20 extraction tubes and tips
  • 1 workstation
  • 1 package insert

The Real-Time PCR diagnostic kit offers all-in-one multi-gene qualitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 ORF 1ab and nucleocapsid protein N gene.

Each bundle contains:

  • Sansure IVD Kit, 48 tests (Part Number: PKIT13125DIAG)
  • Sample Storage Reagent (X1002E)
  • Sample Release Reagent (S1014E)
  • Nucleic Acid Diagnostic Kit – Probes, Enzymes, Positive & Negative Controls (S3102E)
  • Swabs
  • 0.2mL PCR Tubes

Product Solutions for Covid-19 Testing

Covid Testing Workflow

We have put together a complete Covid-19 qPCR Testing Package, including:

  • Swabs
    • Pre-labelled tube with 1ml liquid medium and flocked swab
    • Unique nylon flocked swab – a novel and patented design that ensures maximum sample recovery and sample release
  • EchoLUTION viral RNA/DNA Swab Kit
    • SARS-CoV-2 RNA extraction in just 2 minutes
    • 96 swabs processed in less than 10 minutes
    • Only standard lab equipment necessary
  • COVID-19 genesig® Real-Time PCR assay
    • Rapid detection
    • High priming efficiency
    • Accurate controls to confirm extraction, and assay validity
    • Lyophilised components for ambient shipping
    • CE-IVD marked and intended for in vitro diagnostic use in Europe


Please note that stock availability may be subject to change on certain lines. Contact us for the latest information on availability.

For our most recent Coronavirus Statement, please click here