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NEW YORK – While it may be hard to think of the flu on days when the thermometer reaches 90 and the only ice to be seen are in people's drinks, clinicians are already planning which testing platforms they need to buy in anticipation of the upcoming season later this year.

As they try to figure out whether their patients have the flu or not, clinicians will increasingly choose between the more routine, cheaper, and familiar rapid influenza diagnostic tests (RIDTs), or the more sensitive, but more complex, and costlier molecular tests.

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