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Diagnosed w/ Flu B Friday @2pm via nasal test due to minor sore throat. No symptoms since Sat. On Tamiflu since Fri. Still contagious? Flu test wrong?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Likely/likely not

Most flu swab tests are more likely falsely negative than falsely positive.
Patients are considered potentially contageous for a minimum of a week from first symptoms (soar throat qualifies).

In brief: Likely/likely not

Most flu swab tests are more likely falsely negative than falsely positive.
Patients are considered potentially contageous for a minimum of a week from first symptoms (soar throat qualifies).
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