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25th September 2020  Content supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific (Clinical Applications)

Flu Testing During COVID-19

Flu season 2020/2021 will be unlike any other, with COVID-19 infections expected to remain at high levels a key part of patient management this winter will be to quickly and accurately determine whether presenting symptomatic patients have flu or COVID-19.

The Thermo Scientific Xpect Flu A&B is a rapid, lateral flow immunoassay for the direct qualitative detection of Influenza A and Influenza B viral antigens, that allows physicians to make a fast diagnosis with confidence, which is essential for reducing secondary testing, decreasing unnecessary antibiotic use, and guiding appropriate antiviral therapy.

Features and Benefits of the Xpect Flu A&B test include:

  • Accurate, easy-to-read visual results in just 15 minutes
  • 100% specificity (from product insert)
  • A simple, walk-away procedure with less than one minute hands-on time

Be Sure This Flu Season - Get More Information Here


*SPECIAL PROMOTION FOR U.S. customers only (offer available until October 30, 2020)

Buy 4x Thermo Scientific™ Xpect™ Flu A&B Kits and receive 1 extra at no additional charge! CLICK HERE to APPLY FOR THIS SPECIAL OFFER


*Terms and conditions.
Offer valid August 17, 2020 through October 30, 2020 for U.S. customers only. You must submit an Xpect Flu A&B Test Kit purchase order along with the promotional form in order to receive the kits at no additional charge. Offer limited to one promotional form submission per customer. No limit on kit order quantity. Purchase orders and promotional forms must be received by November 30, 2020 to receive the kit(s) at no additional charge. We reserve the right to discontinue this promotion for any reason and without prior advance notice. Please note that the value of the kit(s) that the customer may receive from the manufacturer under this offer is a “discount or other reduction in price” to the customer under section 1128B(b)(3)(A) of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 1320a-7b(b)(3)(a)]. Accordingly, the customer shall disclose this and any other discounts or other reduction in price received under this offer under any state or federal program as required by applicable law.



Date Published: 25th September 2020

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