The NASOPHARYNGEAL SWABS working group is addressing the current shortage of swabs for COVID-19 testing by screening, assessing, and validating novel 3D-printed and injection molded swab designs that have emerged through industry and research enterprises over the past month.
Trapping sample material inside the ridges of the tip
Open Lattice Design
Trapping sample material within the tip of the swab.
Video credit to Ramses Martinez