Influenza A and Influenza B
Influenza is a highly contagious, epidemic to pandemic acute respiratory disease caused by several genera of Orthomyxoviridae family. The most common genera associated with human diseases are Influenza A and Influenza B.
Influenza A are the main human pathogens associated with epidemics &pandemics. There are many types of Influenza A such as: H1N1 (Swine flu), H5N1 (Avian flu), H2N2, H3N2.
Influenza A & Influenza B viral antigens can be detected in nasal wash, nasopharyngeal aspirate, nasopharyngeal swabs and nasal swabs.
Influenza A and Influenza B is now available at Alfa Laboratories. Results can be obtained in the same day.