Considerations on the use of self-tests for COVID-19 in the EU/EEA

This document outlines the public health considerations for the use of self-tests to detect SARS-CoV-2 by public health authorities in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA). Only rapid antigen detection tests (RADTs) for self-testing for direct detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles in infectious individuals are considered within this document.