Bio Buster Handout

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Bio Buster Handout Stephanie Mander, Yontii Wheeler, Nadirah Waites, and Anna Benson Bio Busters Performance of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests During Two School Out - breaks of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection Handout Patient Name: Please Check appropriate ILI symptoms in the absence of another known cause: fever over 101 degrees C cough sore throat Please Check which H1N1 Detection Test you would Like Performed: rRT-PCR RIDT rRT-PCR gives results in six to eight hours, while RIDT takes fifteen to thirty minutes. Though rRDT-PCR takes longer the results are more accurate than RIDT. RIDT produces false negatives, which means negative results resulting from this test
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Unformatted text preview: need to be retested on the rRDT-PCR. ✓ However, positives on the rRDT-PCR and RIDT are generally accurate. Did you test negative or positive using the rRDT-PCR? circle one Did you test negative or positive using the RIDT test? circle one If you tested positive using rRDT-PCR test, you have swine flu If you tested positive using the RIDT test, you have swine flu If you tested negative using the rRDT-PCR test, you don’t have swine flu If you tested negative using the RIDT test, you need to be retested using the rRDT-PCR test. http://www.thebeattitudes.com/Images/medical%20emblem.gif- emblem picture...
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This document was uploaded on 10/27/2011 for the course BIO 10002 at GWU.

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