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Rapid Diagnostic Testing for Influenza: Information for Health Care Professionals
Rapid diagnostic tests for influenza can help in the diagnosis and management of patients who present with signs and symptoms compatible with influenza. This CDC resource discusses the reliability and interpreation of Rapid Test Results.

Guidance for Clinicians on the Use of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests
This CDC resource documents the advantages, disadvantages, and interpretation of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests.

Rapid Diagnostic Testing for Influenza: Information for Clinical Laboratory Directors
This CDC Resource provides key facts and information on Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests.

Influenza Signs and Symptoms and the Role of Laboratory Diagnostics
Read the CDC's description for the signs and symptoms of influenza and the laboratory procedutes for diagnosis.

Use of RT-PCR and Other Molecular Assays for Diagnosis of Influenza Virus Infection
This CDC guidance focuses upon molecular assays for influenza as they are increasingly being used in clinical settings.

A weekly influenza surveillance report prepared by CDC's Influenza Division. Approximately 80 U.S. World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Laboratories and 60 National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS) laboratories located throughout the U.S. participate in virologic surveillance for influenza.

Influenza/Swine Flu Resources
ASM's resources on Influenza/Swine flu, as well as external resources.

Key Updates on Influenza and Flu Vaccines
A CDC resource that provides answers to many questions, such as, What is influenza? Signs and Symptoms, How it spreads? Who should get vaccinated?

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