SAVANNAH, GEORGIA (360Dx) – When it comes to diagnosing viral infections, correctly identifying influenza in a patient can be harder than it sounds. Even as point-of-care diagnostics become more sophisticated, doctors still sometimes rely on methods that made their way to the clinic in the 1990s because they're faster than other tests. But these rapid influenza diagnostic tests (RIDTs) have been proven in recent years to have faults of their own.

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