Avian influenza A(H7) and influenza A(H5): laboratory investigations

Guidance for deciding if testing is indicated and referral of specimens to public health laboratories.


Laboratory investigations for avian influenza A(H7) and influenza A(H5) in humans

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This document provides advice for health professionals in England on:

  • what clinical specimens to send when testing is agreed
  • contacting your Public Health England public health laboratory
  • how results are reported
Published 30 December 2016