Stories tagged with: rapid test

November 11, 2009 - 4:58pm
6 years 41 weeks ago

As flu season continues to run rampant throughout the United States, measures to detect which strain you have may be getting easier.

Currently the "rapid test" is used by doctors to detect which strain of the flu patients have. It does not test specifically for H1N1, which is a sub-type of influenza a, but new tests are on their way to the market which will test for H1N1.

The current rapid tests do give quick results, but they're not always reliable.


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