Guidance

Point of care tests for influenza and other respiratory viruses

Support for hospital trusts considering the introduction of point of care testing (POCT) for influenza and other respiratory viruses during winter 2018 to 2019.

Documents

Point of care tests for influenza and other respiratory viruses

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Details

This document includes:

  • information regarding POCT test technologies
  • factors to consider for implementation
  • clinical governance and quality assurance considerations
  • findings from UK centres that have already integrated POCT testing
  • an implementation checklist

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Published 27 November 2018