Rapid influenza diagnostic tests

Currently, there are 16 different rapid influenza diagnostic tests (RIDTs) used identify the presence of influenza A or B virus antigen in respiratory specimens. These tests work in less than 15 minutes.  But how accurate are these tests? 62% accurate overall with the worst of the worst failing at 27% accuracy… Might as well flip a coin because this sounds like hodge-podge guesswork to me… Physicians use these tests to guess whether or not you malady will respond to antibiotics or toxic antivirals. Either one of these treatments carry longer-term consequences than just putting up with the flu while your immune system is trained naturally.

Is it the flu or is it something else? The treatment you choose will change her life...

Is it the flu or is it something else? The treatment you choose will change her life…

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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