Diagnostic Tests for Influenza
Infographic Dec 10, 2018
A century has passed since the 1918 global flu pandemic, aka the ‘Spanish flu’.
Back in the early 1900s, the virus was a relatively novel concept. Since then, our understanding of viruses has come a long way, as have our diagnostics tools, and control and preventative strategies.
Download this infographic to learn about:
- Reasons for testing for influenza
- Pros and cons of different analytical methods
- Factors to consider when interpreting results
The immune system is essential to protect us from potentially harmful invaders, and when it weakens or fails it leaves our body vulnerable to attack. Swift responses are essential but equally important are targeted reactions, therefore all aspects of the immune response must be carefully co-ordinated.READ MORE