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The QuickVue Influenza A+B Test detects and differentiates influenza type A and type B antigens directly from nasal swab and nasopharyngeal swab specimens. A single sample can be used to run both the QuickVue Influenza A+B Test and QuickVue RSV10 Test.

Features & Benefits



Easy to use, approx. 30 seconds to 1 minute hands-on time

Results in 10 minutes

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

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 A+B tests can be run immediately as needed

Product Specifications

Product Spec NameProduct Spec Data
Sample type

Nasal swab, nasopharyngeal swab

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

PPA* (versus an FDA-cleared influenza A and B molecular assay)

A: 81.5%, B: 80.9%

NPA* (versus an FDA-cleared influenza A and B molecular assay)

A: 97.8%, B: 99.1%

Shelf life

24 months from date of manufacture

Transport Media Compatibility

BD Universal Viral Transport Media, Bartels Flextrans Media, Copan Universal Transport Media, Hank’s Balanced Salt Solution, M5 Media, Saline

CLIA complexity


*Refer to Package Insert for additional performance claims.

Ordering Information

Catalog NumberDescriptionKit Size / Case Size
20183 US

Test Kit

20183IN XUS

Test Kit


Nasal Swab Pack (25 swabs)


Nasopharyngeal Swab Pack (100 swabs)


QuickVue Influenza Nasal Swab Transport Tubes (25 swabs)

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