Cue COVID-19 Test - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Information for Organizations Requesting Cue Rapid Molecular Tests

The Cue rapid molecular test (isothermal nucleic acid amplification test), which received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration, uses a device, test cartridge, and nasal swab to deliver COVID-19 test results in 20 minutes to an iPhone, iPad, or android device mobile application.

There are two types of Cue tests:

As noted in the emergency use authorization, the Cue test must meet the following requirements:

  • Administered in a facility with a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certificate of compliance, certificate of accreditation, or certificate of waiver; and
  • Performed by a trained staff member.

Resources from Cue:

To request a biweekly supply of the tests:

MDH has a limited supply of Cue tests. Each test order is contingent on the demand for tests and the availability of test supplies.

Questions? Email:

Updated Thursday, 09-Jun-2022 14:49:59 CDT