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  1. Carefully uncap the sample collection tube and place it on a flat clean surface.
  2. Remove the swab from the packaging.
  3. Insert the swab at least one inch into one nostril.
  4. Rotate swab against the inside wall of your nose 2-3 times.
  5. Using the same swab, repeat inside the other nostril.
  6. Swirl the swab around in the collection tube liquid 10-15 times.
  7. Discard your used swab into the trash.
  8. Finally, replace the cap onto the sample collection tube tightly.

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