A single test that detects and distinguishes SARS-CoV-2 & influenza A/B

 

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A single test that detects and distinguishes SARS-CoV-2 & Influenza A/B

Why take this test?

With the flu season arriving soon, it will be harder to diagnose which virus you have. SARS-CoV-2 & Influenza A/B share common symptoms such as fever, cough, fatigue, and much more, making diagnosing difficult.  You just need to take a single test to detect and distinguish between SARS-CoV-2 & Influenza A/B.

How you can get the test?

Please email info@vielam.com for more details
Vielam can set up a testing site at your school or organization

Turnaround time?

Within 24 to 48 hours of sample receipt

Why use a PCR test over a rapid antigen test?

COVID-19 has transformed the way that we perform respiratory testing. With PCR or molecular testing established as the gold standard¹, rapid tests for identifying infection are becoming a thing of the past. Even with few copies on the host, PCR magnifying capabilities allow detection of the viruses²

Sample types accepted?

Anterior Nasal Only – Medical Staff Administered

Specificity²

  • COVID-19:  100%
  • Flu A: 99%
  • Flu B: 96.8%

 Combo SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19),
Influenza (Flu A), Influenza (Flu B) PCR Test 

FAQ’s

What is the combo test for?

Influenza A/B and SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)

 

Can I collect the sample on my own?

No, the combo test must be staff-administered. 

 

How can you tell the difference between Influenza A/B and COVID?

Whether caused by COVID-19, influenza, or another respiratory illness, the symptoms can be very similar:

  • Fever or feeling feverish/chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue (tiredness)
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Muscle pain or body aches
  • Headache
  • Vomiting and diarrhea (more common in children than adults)

 

I don’t like swabbing my nose, can I give an oral or saliva sample instead for the combo test?

No, the combo test is anterior nasal only. 

How much is the combo test without insurance?

$140 cash price.

 

Where is the combo test available?

Please email info@vielam.com for more details.

 

What is the combo test TAT?

24-48 hours upon lab receipt

 

Is the combo test covered by my insurance?

Yes, the combo test is covered by insurance. 

 

Can I test positive for both?

Yes, it’s possible to test positive for Influenza A/B & SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) at the same time. 

When will the collected combo test sample expire?

3 days / 72 hours from time of collection 

 

How do I access my results?

PredicineSWIFT account – the “report” button will either be green or red Results are sent by email (default)  

 

Are Vielam tests FDA approved?

Absolutely!

Our expert team tests and integrate every test kit we offer consumers. FDA approval is just one of many important criteria. Contact us for more information