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The QuickVue Influenza Test detects Influenza type A and B viral antigens in three easy steps from a nasal swab or nasal aspirate/nasal wash specimen. A single sample can be used to run both the QuickVue Influenza Test and QuickVue RSV Test.

Features & Benefits



Easy to use, approx. 30 seconds hands-on time

Results in 10 minutes or less

Test and treat in the same office visit

One reagent

Fewer steps, easy to perform, requires minimal training

Two-color result

Easy to read and interpret

3 step procedure

Easy to use, fewer procedural errors

Pictorial Procedure Card

Clear and simple illustrations to guide the flu test procedure

All components included in kit

Ready to use, no need for additional equipment

Internal controls included

Provides verification of test strip functional integrity, increasing confidence in results

External controls included

Facilitates internal laboratory quality control

Room temperature storage

No refrigerator space needed. No need to wait for reagents to warm up. Rapid influenza tests can be run immediately as needed

Product Specifications

Product Spec NameProduct Spec Data
Sample type

Nasal swab, nasal aspirate/nasal wash

Time to results

10 minutes or less

Kit storage conditions

Room temperature (15°C to 30°C/59°F to 86°F)

Internal controls

Positive and negative included

External controls

Positive and negative included


73% - Nasal swab; 81% - Nasal aspirate/nasal wash


96% - Nasal swab; 99% - Nasal aspirate/nasal wash


92% - Nasal swab; 96% - Nasal aspirate/nasal wash


85% - Nasal swab; 93% - Nasal aspirate/nasal wash

Overall accuracy*

87% - Nasal swab; 94% - Nasal aspirate/nasal wash

Shelf life

24 months from date of manufacture

CLIA complexity


*Refer to Package Insert for additional performance claims.

Ordering Information

Catalog NumberDescriptionKit Size / Case Size
00317IN XUS

Test Kit


Nasal Swab Pack (25 swabs)


QuickVue Nasal Swab Transport Tubes (25 swabs)

How Flu Works
This video takes you on the journey of an influenza virus, how it is contracted, attacks, and ultimately departs from the cell of an infected person.

QuickVue Influenza Tests
Discover how easy it is to use QuickVue Influenza tests through this instructional training video.