Effectiveness of Patient-Collected Swabs for Influenza Testing

submitted by: WentzMR

Dr. Bobbi Pritt, Laboratory Director of Clinical Virology and Parasitology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, shares results of a study appearing in the June 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which measures the accuracy and patient satisfaction of a self-swabbing technique for detection of influenza.
Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00300-X/fulltext