If you have these COVID tests at home, stop using them, FDA says

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The Food and Drug Administration is warning people and laboratories to stop using a specific brand of COVID-19 antigen and antibody tests. It said the tests haven't been authorized and present a "high risk of false results."

The tests are the LuSys Laboratories COVID-19 Antigen Test (Nasal/Saliva) and the LuSys Laboratories COVID-19 IgG/IgM Antibody Test. The FDA said they may be sold under the company names Luscient Diagnostics or Vivera Pharmaceuticals or with the trade name EagleDx.

"Neither test has been authorized, cleared, or approved by the FDA for distribution or use in the United States," the FDA said in a statement Tuesday.

It's believed the tests were distributed both for at-home and laboratory testing.

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