Quidels QuickVue® Influenza A+B Test Now Available in the United States

July 1, 2004


SAN DIEGO
-- Quidel Corporation today announced that its new QuickVue Influenza test A+B has become available in the
United States
. The new, CLIA-waived QuickVue Influenza A+B test provides information to aid in the differential diagnosis of acute influenza type A or B. The test provides physicians with a fast, accurate, easy-to-use method for aiding in the differential diagnosis of acute influenza type A or B. Using a nasal swab or nasal/wash aspirate, the test is designed to deliver results in 10 minutes or less and require only 30 seconds of hands-on time. Test kits can be stored at room temperature and have a 24-month shelf life from manufacture date.

 

Source: Quidel Corporation