Accession Number : AD1028087


Title :   Performance of the Quidel Sofia Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Test During the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Influenza Seasons


Descriptive Note : Journal Article


Corporate Author : NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA SAN DIEGO United States


Personal Author(s) : Kammerer,Peter E ; Radin,Jennifer M ; Hawksworth,Anthony W ; Myers,Chris A ; Brice,Gary T


Report Date : 23 Mar 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 5


Abstract : The Quidel Sofia Influenza A + B Fluorescent Immunoassay was used to test nasal swab specimens from patients with influenza-like illness at US Mexico border-area clinics in the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 influenza seasons. Compared with real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, the overall sensitivities and specificities were 83% and 81%, and 62% and 93%, respectively.


Descriptors :   influenza , chain reactions , infection control , public health , infectious diseases , respiratory tract diseases , antigens , age groups


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE