Performance of the Quidel Sofia Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Test During the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Influenza Seasons
NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA SAN DIEGO United States
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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.