Health Professionals Seasonal Influenza Information
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|Note: On June 22, 2016, CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended not using the nasal spray flu vaccine for the 2016-17 season due to poor effectiveness. This recommendation still has to be confirmed by CDC's Director. The content on this website will be reviewed and updated prior to the 2016-17 flu season.|
- Specimen Collection and Testing for Seasonal Influenza
Criteria for testing, screening, and specimen submission information.
- Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Testing
Information on the current use of influenza rapid testing for the detection of circulating seasonal human influenza.
- Influenza Vaccine
Influenza vaccine administration, storage and handling, electronic documentation, and more.
- Infection Control Guidance
Resources providing infection control information and guidance for health professionals.
- Reporting Influenza
What to report, how to report, who is required to report, and how to submit clinical specimens.
- More information for health professionals regarding specimen collection, submission, and treatment for influenza.
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