Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Testing - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Testing

Rapid diagnostic tests for influenza can help in the diagnosis and management of patients who present with signs and symptoms compatible with influenza. In general, rapid diagnostic testing for influenza should be done when the results will affect clinical decision making including treatment and infection control. Understanding some basic considerations can minimize being misled by false-positive or false-negative results. For more information see links below:

Updated Tuesday, 29-Jan-2019 16:24:36 CST