Generation Scotland

Providing your saliva sample

Not sure how to provide your saliva (spit) sample? This step by step guide will walk you through how to provide your sample using our kit that will be posted to your home.

Before you provide your saliva sample, please make sure you have the right test kit. You can do this by checking the number on the saliva collection tube matches the the number we sent you by email. Then, follow this video for futher guidance on how to give your saliva sample.  

Video: Generation Scotland Saliva Sample Video
Not sure how to provide your Generation Scotland saliva sample? Take a look at this video guide which will take you through the process, step by step!

If the fluid level in the saliva collection tube is not at the 2ml line, please email us at genscot@ed.ac.uk.

Warning: Do not swallow any of the contents in this saliva kit. If the solution that’s already in the saliva collection tube comes into contact with skin or eyes, wash with plenty of water. The tube cap may be a choking hazard to small children. 

You can also find more information about how to provide your saliva sample within the instructions found in your kit.

Lost the instructions? You can find a copy of them below.

 

If you have any other questions, please email us at genscot@ed.ac.uk or call us on 0131 651 8718.