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Respiratory tests can help you make a precise diagnosis

This flu season, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) rates are rising,1 and we’re still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), influenza A or B (flu), RSV, and other respiratory infections can present with similar symptoms such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath.

That’s why it’s important to consider testing for each of these contagious illnesses at the same time—especially for children, older adults, pregnant women, and people with underlying conditions or compromised immune systems.

Cotesting options with Quest Diagnostics

Our testing options use a single specimen to cotest for common respiratory pathogens, which help expedite diagnosis so you can develop an appropriate treatment/care plan.

Clinicians are encouraged to consider testing for other viral causes of respiratory illness, for example, influenza, in addition to testing for SARS-CoV-2.

 

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