What is influenza A & B testing?
Influenza A & B tests are rapid diagnostic tests that screen for influenza virus infection. These are rapid diagnostic tests that screen for influenza virus infection. In most cases, your Take Care Health Provider can diagnosis the flu based on symptoms, especially when these symptoms occur during the peak flu season. But sometimes he or she may want to perform an influenza rapid diagnostic test to be sure the influenza virus, not another health problem, is responsible for your symptoms.
To conduct the test, your healthcare professional will take a sample from the back of your nose or throat.
The rapid diagnostic flu tests usually provide results within 15 minutes.