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  • Hematologic Markers of Influenza A H1N1 for Early Laboratory Diagnosis and Treatment Assessment

    Influenza A H1N1 has contributed to significant morbidity and mortality, yet very few studies on changes in hematologic and biochemical markers have been reported. Download Document

     

  • Avian Influenza (H5N1) Update: Role of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

    Clinicians and laboratory professionals need to be aware of the possibility of avian influenza A (H5N1) infection, and they must understand and recognize the indications for laboratory testing. Full Story

     

  • Sensitivity Assessment of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests for the Detection of the 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus in Clinical Specimens

    Influenza antigen detection test kits can provide results in 30 minutes and are used frequently for the detection of seasonal influenza infections. Full Story

     

  • Rapid Identification of 2009 H1N1 Influenza A Virus Using Fluorescent Antibody Methods

    Identification of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus requires emergency use authorized (EUA) molecular reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction. Full Story

     

  • The Novel H1N1 Outbreak: Lessons Learned - Lab Medicine

    Laboratory professionals need to understand the prevalence of influenza in the community, clinical manifestations, and test characteristics for the proper used of rapid diagnostic tests. Full Story