At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To determine whether or not you have an influenza infection; to help your health practitioner make treatment decisions; to help determine whether or not the flu has spread to your community
When to Get Tested?
When it is flu season and your health practitioner wants to determine whether your symptoms are due to seasonal influenza A or B or to other causes; within 48 hours of the onset of your symptoms to help determine treatment options
Test Preparation Needed?