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Referring influenza samples to respiratory virus unit, PHE Colindale

How to refer flu samples to the respiratory virus unit (RVU) for diagnosis, subtyping, antiviral resistance testing and surveillance.

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Guidance: referral of influenza samples to Respiratory Virus Unit, PHE Colindale

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Influenza strain surveillance informs pandemic early warning systems, the global vaccination programme as well as providing information for empirical antiviral choice.

Published 27 October 2015
Last updated 25 August 2017 + show all updates
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