STEP 1: Do not eat, drink, chew gum or smoke 30 minutes before the collection.
STEP 2: Open the pouch and remove the kit without touching swab tip.
STEP 3: Using the same force as brushing your teeth, rub the swab tip against the sides of both cheeks in a back and forth and circular motion for 1 minute.
STEP 4: Remove the cap from the tube with the buffer. Insert the swab into the tube and seal the tube by twisting the cap that is connected to the swab.
STEP 5: Using a label, label the tube with the Name, Date of Birth and Collection Date. Place the tube inside the specimen bag and place the supporting documents in the pouch of the specimen bag.